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Latitude: 53.4941 / 53°29'38"N
Longitude: -1.5591 / 1°33'32"W
OS Eastings: 429345
OS Northings: 399802
OS Grid: SK293998
Mapcode National: GBR KXK1.75
Mapcode Global: WHCBY.0FTP
Entry Name: Forge Bridge
Listing Date: 4 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315045
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333995
Location: Wortley, Barnsley, S35
Civil Parish: Hunshelf
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thurgoland Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
WORTLEY FORGE LANE
SK29NE (north end)
3/119 Forge Bridge
Bridge. 1782, by Thomas Ramsden (Barstow, walk 9). Coursed, dressed sandstone.
2-span. Segmental arches spring from central pier having triangular cutwaters
with half-pyramidal tops. Chamfered band above arches links end piers which
project on outer faces of bridge. Deeply-coursed parapet walls with weathered
copings; coping of north-west end pier inscribed 'TR 1782'. Spans the River Don
and is partly in the parish of Hunshelf.
J. A. Barstow, Fifteen Walks around Wortley, undated booklet.
Listing NGR: SK2934599802
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