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Wet Moor Bridge, Wath upon Dearne

Description: Wet Moor Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335567

OS Grid Reference: SE4297501259
OS Grid Coordinates: 442975, 401259
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5063, -1.3535

Location: Wet Moor Lane, Rotherham S63 6FJ

Locality: Wath upon Dearne
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S63 6FJ

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Listing Text


2/59 Wet Moor Bridge


Bridge. c1800. Coursed, squared sandstone; tooled ashlar voussoirs.
Single span. Rusticated elliptical arch with band-rusticated ashlar
soffit. Projecting end piers linked by ashlar band beneath parapet.
Wing walls curve out at north end but turn abruptly in alignment with
approach road to south. Chamfered copings some missing. Crossed the
Dearne and Dove Canal constructed following an act of 1793 and opened
in 1804 but now infilled in this parish.

Charles Hadfield, The Canals of Yorkshire and North-East England,
vol 2, 1973, pp280-290.

Listing NGR: SE4297501259

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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