Description: Forge Bridge
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333995
OS Grid Reference: SK2934599802
OS Grid Coordinates: 429345, 399802
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4941, -1.5591
WORTLEY FORGE LANE
SK29NE (north end)
3/119 Forge Bridge
Bridge. 1782, by Thomas Ramsden (Barstow, walk 9). Coursed, dressed sandstone.
2-span. Segmental arches spring from central pier having triangular cutwaters
with half-pyramidal tops. Chamfered band above arches links end piers which
project on outer faces of bridge. Deeply-coursed parapet walls with weathered
copings; coping of north-west end pier inscribed 'TR 1782'. Spans the River Don
and is partly in the parish of Hunshelf.
J. A. Barstow, Fifteen Walks around Wortley, undated booklet.
Listing NGR: SK2934599802
Source: English Heritage
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