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Packhorse Bridge, Hartington Upper Quarter

Description: Packhorse Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 82348

OS Grid Reference: SK0522867370
OS Grid Coordinates: 405228, 367370
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2034, -1.9232

Location: Hartington Upper Quarter, Derbyshire SK17 0SL

Locality: Hartington Upper Quarter
Local Authority: High Peak Borough Council
County: Derbyshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK17 0SL

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Listing Text

Packhorse Bridge,

Packhorse bridge. Early C18. Rubble and coursed rubble limestone with gritstone
dressings. Shallow segmental arch, the lining of which is carefully coursed, with
shallow parapet walls, surmounted by gritstone copings, linked by iron cramps.
Metalled surface to routeway from the north extends onto bridge. The bridge is a
crossing point on the River Dove for an ancient packhorse route from Longnor into
the Goyt Valley. A rare example of a perfectly preserved packhorse bridge.
A E Dodd and E M Dodd, Peakland Roads and Trackways, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK0522867370

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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