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Forge Bridge, Wortley

Description: Forge Bridge

Grade: II
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

Location: Forge Lane, Wortley, Barnsley S35 7DN

Locality: Wortley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S35 7DN

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Listing Text

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

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Source: English Heritage

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