Listed Building: Road archway and footbridge (includes offices forming south part of block in east side of archway) (1087395)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 950, 1, 53
Date assigned Thursday, February 3, 1966
Date last amended


'This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30 March 2022 to update text and reformat to current standards SK 3448 SE 1/53 BRIDGE FOOT (East Side) Road archway and footbridge (includes offices forming south part of block in east side of archway) 3.2.66. II* Late C18/early C19. (The road archway is said to date from the 1790s). Ashlar. Two storeys. Slate roof, large segmental arch for double carriageway across main road flanked by round headed pedestrian archways. The western wall dividing the archways contains a drinking fountain. First floor has five casements of three lights each with glazing bars and gun embrasures commanding the roadway and thought to have been installed in case of attack by the Luddites. West side advanced, three storeys with casements. Footbridge or gangway extends along roadside to north. Ashlar with segmental arch to road now blocked. Tall parapet on outer side, short on inner side. Inter building to south of above three storeys, stone has round corner turrets to south corners, eaves band, plain frieze, cornice and blocking course, bands between storeys. Two and three light casements with mullions, upper windows with transoms. Top floor windows largest. Listing NGR: SK3453748036.'

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  • Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 34537 48036 (point)
Map sheet SK34NW

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Jul 13 2022 1:05PM

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