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Description: Smithy Bridge
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333679
OS Grid Reference: SE4005001197
OS Grid Coordinates: 440050, 401197
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5059, -1.3976
SE40SW WOMBWELL SMITHY BRIDGE LANE
6/51 Smithy Bridge
Bridge. c1800. Coursed, squared sandstone, tooled-ashlar voussoirs.
Single span. Rusticated elliptical arch with band-rusticated ashlar
soffit. Swept batter to flanking abutment walls which also curve in
alignment with approach roads. Projecting end-piers linked by cambered
band beneath parapet wall. Weathered copings, some replaced by concrete.
Crosses the Elsecar branch of the Dearne and Dove Canal constructed
following an act of 1793 and opened in 1804 but now largely infilled.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of Yorkshire and North-East England, vol2,
Listing NGR: SE4005001197
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Source: English Heritage
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