Description: Central and Easternmost Packhorse Bridges and Adjoining Causeway
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 55736
OS Grid Reference: SJ4765765730
OS Grid Coordinates: 347657, 365730
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1861, -2.7848
SJ 46 NE HOCKENHULL C.P. PLATTS LANE
4767 6572 Hockenhull Platts
2/32 Central and easternmost
"Packhorse Bridges" and
(formerly listed as Pack
horse bridges, E side of
2 humpback bridges and adjoining causeway: probably later C18.
Dressed tooled red sandstone blocks. Bridge over the main channel of
the River Gowy has a recessed segmental arch on mass concrete
footings, plain parapet and chamfered coping joined by iron ties.
Parapet turns and drops to form revetment walls, to approaches on
either side. A contemporary stone-revetted causeway runs east to a
second smaller bridge over clogged side channel. This is similar
except for 2 triangular buttresses on the north side.
The westernmost "Packhorse Bridge" and part of one of these bridges
are in Cotton Edmunds parish.
Listing NGR: SJ4765765730
Source: English Heritage
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