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The Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in New Mills, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3697 / 53°22'10"N

Longitude: -1.9987 / 1°59'55"W

OS Eastings: 400181

OS Northings: 385869

OS Grid: SK001858

Mapcode National: GBR GYHG.2S

Mapcode Global: WHBB5.8KGL

Entry Name: The Bridge

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81832

Location: New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: New Mills

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: New Mills St George

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

NEW MILLS HIGH STREET
1.
5172
(East Side)
The Bridge
SK 0085 1/8
II GV
2.
This comprises 2 arches spanning the river. Of mediaeval origins, the structure
is of several dates. On the south side there is a cutwater between the segmental
arches, which are about 5 or 6 ft wide, to the north is a wider arch (of the same
span) of almost semi-circular form. A 3rd and higher arch is also to be found
on the western half of the bridge which has been further added to in modern times
by reinforced concrete slabs, on the north side of the western half and the south
side of the eastern half. It is probable that the earliest narrow-arched unit
is a packhorse bridge of historic importance.


Listing NGR: SK0018185868

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