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Description: Glen Howe Packhorse Bridge, Approximately 100 Metres Upstream of Cottage
Date Listed: 22 May 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 382374
OS Grid Reference: SK2922094331
OS Grid Coordinates: 429220, 394331
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4449, -1.5615
The following buillding shall be added:
SK 29 SE BRADFIELD GLEN HOWE PARK
SK 2937 9430 Wharncliffe Side
9/119 Glen Howe Packhorse
Bridge, approx 100 m
upstream of Cottage
Packhorse bridge. 1734 (Hey, p.44), resited in present location later C19.
Cursed packed stone. Single elliptical arch across broad span. Band below
parapet, both rising to peak centre. Parapets terminate at each end in a shaped
stone, and on north side the wing walls bend at an obtuse angle. Causeway paved
with worn setts. The bridge, formerly New Mill Bridge over Ewden Beck, was
re-erected in Glen Howe Park when Ewden Reservoir was created; it dates from
1734 when Benjamin Milnes signed a contract with the inhabitants of Bolsterstone
to replace a timber bridge (Hey, p144) D Hey, Buildings of Britain 1550-1750,
Listing NGR: SK2922094331
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Source: English Heritage
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