RAILWAY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119771

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1998

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE, BUXTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE, BUXTON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak (District Authority)

Parish: Whaley Bridge

National Grid Reference: SK 01148 81154

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History

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Details

SK0181 WHALEY BRIDGE BUXTON ROAD

912/1/10006 Railway Bridge

II

Railway bridge. c1863. Possibly by William Baker, Chief engineer of the London and North Western railway. Cast iron with stone abutments. Quarry faced grindstone abutments with dressed stone caps. Double track bed carried on four cast iron arched ribs cast in two parts and joined in the centre. The spandrels each have five rectangular headed openings diminishing towards the centre. Cornice and solid parapet above, also iron. History: This bridge carries the Whaley Bridge to Buxton line of the Stockport, Disley and Whaley Bridge railway which was opened on 16/06/1863. It was an extension of the line from Stockport to Whaley Bridge which was opened in 1857. It became part of the London and North Western Railway in 1866. Reference: John Marshall, the Cromford and High Peak Railway, 1996, pps.30-32.



Listing NGR: SK0114881154

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 469325

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Marshall, J, The Cromford and High Peak Railway, (1996), 30-32

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