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Glen Howe Packhorse Bridge, Approximately 100 Metres Upstream of Cottage, Bradfield

Description: Glen Howe Packhorse Bridge, Approximately 100 Metres Upstream of Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: Wortley, Barnsley S35 0DZ

Locality: Bradfield
County: Sheffield
Country: England
Postcode: S35 0DZ

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Listing Text

The following buillding shall be added:

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,
Yorkshire 1981

Listing NGR: SK2922094331

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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