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Glen Howe Packhorse Bridge, Approximately 100 Metres Upstream of Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradfield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4449 / 53°26'41"N

Longitude: -1.5615 / 1°33'41"W

OS Eastings: 429220

OS Northings: 394331

OS Grid: SK292943

Mapcode National: GBR KXJL.QT

Mapcode Global: WHCC3.ZNLW

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

Listing Date: 22 May 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382374

Location: Bradfield, Sheffield, S35

County: Sheffield

Civil Parish: Bradfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Oughtibridge The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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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

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