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Alum Scar Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Samlesbury, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7501 / 53°45'0"N

Longitude: -2.5538 / 2°33'13"W

OS Eastings: 363578

OS Northings: 428337

OS Grid: SD635283

Mapcode National: GBR BTL2.XF

Mapcode Global: WH96T.RZ3Z

Entry Name: Alum Scar Bridge

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184716

Location: Samlesbury, South Ribble, Lancashire, BB2

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Civil Parish: Samlesbury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Feniscowles Immanuel

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD 635 283

1/43 Alum Scar Bridge
- II

Bridge carrying old road across Alum House Brook, date unknown but
probably C19 replacement of an older bridge. Roughly-dressed sandstone
blocks, with rubble abutments. High segmental-headed arch in deep
ravine, with buttressed side walls between abutments which appear
earlier. Rounded coping to middle of parapets. Old road possibly
associated with former alum mine c.200 metres south, which was visited
by James I in 1617. (West side of this structure is in Samlesbury CP,
South Ribble District).

Listing NGR: SD6357828337

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