Monument record MDR9505 - Accommodation bridge, near Longcliffe, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Small accommodation bridge, allowing a track to pass beneath the Cromford & High Peak Railway. The bridge is approximately 4m wide and 3m high. The tunnel is 1.5m wide, 8m long and 2.5m high. The bridge is constructed of roughly dressed limestone blocks, held together in uneven courses, with mortar. The arch is constructed of more evenly sized limestone blocks. The bridge is topped by a lintel. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 161.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 223, 225, 227.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 7.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 22725 55483 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BRASSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 4:53PM

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