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Alum Scar Bridge, Pleasington

Description: Alum Scar Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 184716

OS Grid Reference: SD6357828337
OS Grid Coordinates: 363578, 428337
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7501, -2.5538

Location: Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen BB2 6RA

Locality: Pleasington
County: Blackburn with Darwen
Country: England
Postcode: BB2 6RA

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Listing Text


SD 635 283

1/43 Alum Scar Bridge
- II

Bridge carrying old road across Alum House Brook, date unknown but
probably C19 replacement of an older bridge. Roughly-dressed sandstone
blocks, with rubble abutments. High segmental-headed arch in deep
ravine, with buttressed side walls between abutments which appear
earlier. Rounded coping to middle of parapets. Old road possibly
associated with former alum mine c.200 metres south, which was visited
by James I in 1617. (West side of this structure is in Samlesbury CP,
South Ribble District).

Listing NGR: SD6357828337

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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