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Latitude: 53.3273 / 53°19'38"N
Longitude: -1.9842 / 1°59'3"W
OS Eastings: 401148
OS Northings: 381154
OS Grid: SK011811
Mapcode National: GBR GYLY.6Z
Mapcode Global: WHBBC.HMCL
Entry Name: Railway Bridge
Listing Date: 19 June 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469325
Location: Whaley Bridge, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23
District: High Peak
Civil Parish: Whaley Bridge
Built-Up Area: Whaley Bridge
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Whaley Bridge, Taxal St James
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SK0181 WHALEY BRIDGE BUXTON ROAD
912/1/10006 Railway Bridge
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
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