Monument record MDR432 - Salem Bridge, New Mills

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 0018 8587: High Street, Bridge: 2 Arch bridge over the river Sett, of Medieval date, but with later additions. (1) The bridge marks a historically important crossing point over the River Sett. It is the site of the earliest bridge in New Mills and the focal point for the early development of the town. The present bridge may contain some remnants of the medieval bridge, but it has been altered and rebuilt many times, particularly following severe damage from the 1930 flood. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 3246.. 3246.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derbyshire County Council. 1987. The Torrs Riverside Park Bridges Trail- the park under the town.



Grid reference Centred SK 0018 8587 (29m by 23m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Feb 3 2015 1:08PM

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