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Cromford Canal Embankment

A Grade II Listed Building in Fritchley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0667 / 53°4'0"N

Longitude: -1.4649 / 1°27'53"W

OS Eastings: 435949

OS Northings: 352300

OS Grid: SK359523

Mapcode National: GBR 6C4.NG1

Mapcode Global: WHDG7.G5MS

Entry Name: Cromford Canal Embankment

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79123

Location: Ripley, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Ripley

Built-Up Area: Fritchley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Crich St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


3/80 Cromford Canal Embankment


Canal embankment. 1793 by William Jessop and Benjamin Outram. Coursed squared
stone. Approximately 100 feet long and 40 feet high. Stone retaining walls with
plain band near the base of the walls and rounded rubble copings. Central barrel
vaulted tunnel through the embankment with rubble arches and buttress-like jambs
to the entrances. Southern end of the embankment truncated during road widening
operations in 1970s. F Nixon, Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire Pg 232.

Listing NGR: SK3592752335

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