Monument record MDR15005 - Low level bridge over the River Goyt, New Mills
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(Georgian to 21st Century - 1819 AD to 2050 AD)
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Before the high level bridges in New Mills were built the only crossing points of the deep gorges of the Rivers Goyt and Sett were low-level bridges like this one, built in the floor of the gorge and reached by steep roads paved with stone setts. The bridges were probably built towards the end of the 18th century when water-powered mills were first sited in the bottom of the gorges. (1)
Bibliographic reference: Derbyshire County Council. 1987. The Torrs Riverside Park Bridges Trail- the park under the town.
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Centred SK 0006 8523 (8m by 23m)
NEW MILLS, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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Feb 3 2015 12:38PM
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