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Monument record MDR9519 - Railway bridge, near Hoe Grange Quarry, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone and brick bridge contained within an embankment, (SMR 30644). The bridge is 2.5m wide and approximately 3m high. The tunnel is approximately 1.5m wide and 23m long. The outer part of the bridge is constructed of roughly dressed limestone blocks. The interior of the bridge, (both the walls and the arch), is constructed in three sections. The southern section is dressed limestone blocks forming a small, tight arch; the middle section is brick walls and regularly dressed limestone blocks; the northern section is blue brick, for both the walls and the arch. Each section is built at a slightly different height to accommodate the north to south slope of the ground.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 179.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 247-248.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.



Grid reference SK 22115 56039 (point) (Approximate)

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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