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Monument record MDR7650 - Clapper bridge, Birchill Bank Wood, Hassop

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Limestone clam bridge over Rymas Brook, tributary of River Derwent. (1-3) A small clapper footbridge with two limestone slabs built over Rymas Brook. This is probably associated with a nearby routeway and its presence suggests cart traffic used a ford rather than a bridge. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Smith, H. 1997. Pers Comm..
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). 1997. Photo 533.10.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). 1997. Photo:PDNPA:SMR:Smith, H:1997:533.11.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J and H Taylor (PDNPA). 2000. The Chatsworth Estate Historic Landscape Survey, Chatsworth Inbye Land: Archaeological Survey 1999-2000. No. 39.8, p 137.



Grid reference Centred SK 2267 7186 (4m by 3m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3857

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Record last edited

Apr 9 2015 9:40AM

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