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Country Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7081 / 53°42'29"N

Longitude: -1.9121 / 1°54'43"W

OS Eastings: 405898

OS Northings: 423524

OS Grid: SE058235

Mapcode National: GBR HT2K.TG

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.L2P3

Entry Name: Country Bridge

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339412

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sowerby Bridge Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE TOWN HALL STREET
SE 0423 and SE 0523
12/280 County Bridge
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GV II
Road bridge. First stone bridge 1517, widened 1632 and again in 1875 (Sowerby
Bridge Guide, p 32; Sowerby Bridge Civic Society, p 6). Coursed squared stone and
cast iron. 3 shallow recessed round arches; triangular section cutwaters to south
side, eastern one rebuilt, and to east end on north side; the wider iron super-
structure of 1875, supported by the cutwaters on the southern side and by 2 round
piers on northern side, has latticed base and balustrade with round-ended panels
and panelled standards with pyramidal finials. The town was named after the bridge.
Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide.
Sowerby Bridge Civil Society, Sowerby Bridge Trail.


Listing NGR: SE0589823524

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