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The A6 at Cromford, Derbyshire

The building of the Cromford Canal in the 1790s did not solve local transportation problems. Between 1816 and 1818 a new north-south road link was constructed. The local turnpike trust route was improved by blasting a wider route through local limestone cliffs. This road is now the A6. Transport was developed further between 1824 and 1830 with the creation of the High Peak Railway.



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