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Latitude: 52.3028 / 52°18'10"N
Longitude: -2.3112 / 2°18'40"W
OS Eastings: 378873
OS Northings: 267233
OS Grid: SO788672
Mapcode National: GBR 0CB.QGC
Mapcode Global: VH925.WDH0
Entry Name: Packhorse Bridge on Dick Brook South of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 27 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1349458
English Heritage Legacy ID: 152272
Location: Astley and Dunley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, DY13
District: Malvern Hills
Civil Parish: Astley and Dunley
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Astley
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 76 NE ASTLEY CP ASTLEY
3/44 Packhorse Bridge on
Dick Brook south of
- Church of St Peter
Marked on map as Newbridge.
Bridge known as Packhorse Bridge. Late C18 - early C19, possibly earlier.
Hammer dressed ashlar. Single arch with continuous impost band and
pronounced keystones; V-jointed voussoirs, arch flanked by plain pilasters;
partially damaged quadrant abuttments; parapet obscured June 1984. Possibly
related to iron smelting works complex on Dick Brook dated to mid C17:
furnace, forge, locks (not included) and pack-horse bridge all appear to
have been constructed of similar large well-dressed sandstone blocks.
The Early Industrial Complex at Astley, Worcestershire, P J Brown, Post-
Medieval Archaeology 16, 1982, pp 1 - 19.
Listing NGR: SO7887367233
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