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Monument record MDR9620 - Railway viaduct, Hammersmith, Ripley

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Full Description

300 metres north of Hammersmith, stand the bases of masonry piers of the viaduct built around 1890 to carry the Ripley-Pentrich junction branch over Asher Lane and past Pentrich Colliery. (1-3) Short viaduct crossing the Ripley-Pentrich road; only the isolated gritstone pillars now remain. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Railway viaduct, Hammersmith.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Derbyshire XL.7.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Derbyshire XL.7.
  • <4> Article in serial: Fowkes, D & Riden, P. 1972. 'The Ripley-Swanwick-Alfreton Bypass (A61)', Derbyshire Miscellany. Vol. 6 (4), pp 125-129.



Grid reference Centred SK 39496 51807 (93m by 90m)

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2015 2:00PM

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