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Old Bridge C10 Metres South-East of Dog Pits Lane Bridge over River Irwell, Bacup

Description: Old Bridge C10 Metres South-East of Dog Pits Lane Bridge over River Irwell

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185606

OS Grid Reference: SD8698624585
OS Grid Coordinates: 386986, 424585
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7175, -2.1987

Location: Dog Pits Lane, Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 8PU

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 8PU

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Listing Text


7/29 Old bridge c.10 metres
south-east of Dog Pits Lane
bridge over River Irwell
- II

Small bridge, date unknown but probably C18 or earlier. Single
low segmental arch of sandstone rubble, voussoirs of south-east
side now missing, linked to short retaining wall of south bank on west
side. Position suggests association with pre-turnpike route crossing
Irwell between Bacup Old Road to the west and Todmorden Old Road to
the east; now superseded by present bridge, and overgrown.

Listing NGR: SD8698624585

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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