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Three Shire Heads Bridge, Quarnford

Description: Three Shire Heads Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 58100

OS Grid Reference: SK0093168535
OS Grid Coordinates: 400931, 368535
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2139, -1.9875

Location: Hartington Upper Quarter, Derbyshire SK11 0BQ

Locality: Quarnford
Local Authority: High Peak Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK11 0BQ

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Listing Text

SK 06 NW
4/6 Three Shire Heads
Bridge, probably late C18, of gritstone rubble with plain voussoirs of
variable thickness backed by a narrow projecting stone band. A deep
segmental arch. Stone parapets with no copings. The bridge is of
pack horse type, originally only 4 feet wide. It was later widened to
6 feet on north side and recently provided with a roadway of concrete.
The bridge is at the junction of Cheshire, Derbyshire and

Listed primarily as a landmark.

Listing NGR: SK0093168535

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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