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The Old Bridge over the Hebden Water

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hebden Royd, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.742 / 53°44'31"N

Longitude: -2.0133 / 2°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 399217

OS Northings: 427294

OS Grid: SD992272

Mapcode National: GBR GTC5.XB

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.16KM

Entry Name: The Old Bridge over the Hebden Water

Listing Date: 19 July 1963

Last Amended: 21 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403646

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Parish: Hebden Royd

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Listing Text

SD 9927 HEBDEN ROYD C.P. BRIDGE GATE,
Hebden Bridge

5/47 The Old Bridge over the
Hebden Water (formerly
19.7.63 listed as Old Hebden Bridge)

G.V. II*

Packhorse bridge, c.1510. Has plaques recording repairs of 1600, 1602 and 1657.
The parapet repaired in 1845 and raised in 1890. Large dressed stone. 3
segmental arches the voussoirs chamfered with 2 pointed breakwaters rising the
full height of the parapet to the south west. Similar to north east but one is
capped off at keystone level where a wall abuts. Three inscribed date plaques:
REPAYRED: BY TH
E.RIDINGE: BY ORD REPAIRED BY HELP OF
ER: OF SESSIONS
(B) Y GVST : 1657 RICHARD : NALER
Y R.G.R.G.
SESSIONS 1602

REPAIRED BY HELP OF
JOHN : GREENMOOD
SESSIONS 1600

The land arch to the east bank originally served the tail-goit of Bridge Mill
(q.v.), once the XnnoriaJ Corn Mill. Scheduled Ancient Monument.Calder Civic
Trust, Hebden Bridge Trail (Bolton, no date), p.5. D. Thomas, The Old Bridge,
Hebden Bridge Lit. & Sci. Soc., Local History Booklets Vol. 3, (Hebden Bridge,
1982), p.3. N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (1967), p.260.


Listing NGR: SD9921727294

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