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Listed Building record MDR8275 - Packhorse Bridge, 120 m south-east of Braemar House, Harthill and Youlgreave

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD to 2050 AD)

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Narrow stone packhorse bridge, over the River Bradford, on the Youlgreave-Alport bridle way, between Youlgreave and Harthill parishes. The bridge has spans of 1 feet and 3 feet, 9 inches between the parapets. (4,5). The bridge is of historic and local interest. (1,3). Photographic record. (5-7). Grade II listed Packhorse Bridge, now a footbridge over River Bradford 120 metres south-east of Braemar House. It is 18th century in date and was constructed of limestone rubble with gritstone copings. It is a narrow bridge, canted to centre, with a single segmental arch of rubble voussoirs and low parapets, topped by semi-circular sectioned copings. (8).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D86.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 12/1.
  • <3> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 2120.
  • <4> Article in serial: Mehew, S. 1956. 'Packhorse bridges in Derbyshire', Derbyshire Miscellany. Volume 1, pp 11-12.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). 1998-2001. Peak District National Park Authority Farm Surveys. 2001:626.17/ 628.19.
  • <6> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Colour photograph collection. Film. 507:9-10.
  • <7> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 12.1.
  • <8> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference Centred SK 2149 6405 (8m by 5m) Approximate

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2023 10:28PM

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