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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313739
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339412
Location: Calderdale, HX6
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
SOWERBY BRIDGE TOWN HALL STREET
SE 0423 and SE 0523
12/280 County Bridge
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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