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Railway Viaduct Embankment and Overbridge to the East of Church Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Rowsley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1903 / 53°11'24"N

Longitude: -1.6184 / 1°37'6"W

OS Eastings: 425593

OS Northings: 365977

OS Grid: SK255659

Mapcode National: GBR 581.ZM9

Mapcode Global: WHCDG.32LL

Plus Code: 9C5W59RJ+4J

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Embankment and Overbridge to the East of Church Farm

Listing Date: 7 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81747

Location: Rowsley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Rowsley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Rowsley St Katherine

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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SK 26 NE
5/180 (East Side)
7.3.86 Railway Viaduct, Embank-
ment and Overbridge to
the East of Church Farm

This asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1248289. This entry was removed from the List on 01/12/2014.

Railway viaduct, embankment and overbridge. 1851-2, to carry
the Rowsley to Buxton extension of the Midland Railway over the
River Derwent. Massive coursed gritstone with rock-faced
dressings. Slightly curved viaduct section to east end
comprising four semi-circular headed arches, springing from
rock-faced padstones, set on rectangular piers rising from
rounded cutwaters. A shallow parapet sits on a plain band
course, with plain C20 railings above. On the northern side, at
either end of the viaduct, shallow raking buttresses support the
abutments. Further to the west, a substantial embankment is
faced with masonry on its northern face. This embankment is
pierced at the western end by a narrow stilted semi-circular
arched opening over a trackway. The arch is flanked by shallow
pilaster-like buttresses, extending from which are downward
sloping splayed and coped abutments, terminating at plain stone
piers. See also Matlock Urban District.

Listing NGR: SK2559465979

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