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Packhorse Bridge on Dick Brook South of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley and Dunley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3028 / 52°18'10"N

Longitude: -2.3112 / 2°18'40"W

OS Eastings: 378873

OS Northings: 267233

OS Grid: SO788672

Mapcode National: GBR 0CB.QGC

Mapcode Global: VH925.WDH0

Entry Name: Packhorse Bridge on Dick Brook South of Church of St Peter

Location: Astley and Dunley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, DY13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Parish: Astley and Dunley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152272

Source ID: 1349458

Listing Text

SO 76 NE ASTLEY CP ASTLEY
SO 789673

3/44 Packhorse Bridge on
Dick Brook south of
- Church of St Peter

- II


Marked on map as Newbridge.
Bridge known as Packhorse Bridge. Late C18 - early C19, possibly earlier.
Hammer dressed ashlar. Single arch with continuous impost band and
pronounced keystones; V-jointed voussoirs, arch flanked by plain pilasters;
partially damaged quadrant abuttments; parapet obscured June 1984. Possibly
related to iron smelting works complex on Dick Brook dated to mid C17:
furnace, forge, locks (not included) and pack-horse bridge all appear to
have been constructed of similar large well-dressed sandstone blocks.
The Early Industrial Complex at Astley, Worcestershire, P J Brown, Post-
Medieval Archaeology 16, 1982, pp 1 - 19.


Listing NGR: SO7887367233

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