Monument record MDR8278 - Packhorse bridge, 53m south-south-west of the Mill, Harthill and Youlgreave
Type and Period (1)
- PACKHORSE BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Narrow stone packhorse bridge carrying the modern road across the River Bradford at Alport. (1,2). The bridge has a span of 11 feet, six inches and the width between the parapet is two feet, six inches. The bridge is beside a disused flour mill. The current structure is probably more recent, on an older foundation. (3,4). Grade II listed Mill Bridge which dates from the 18th century and was raised in early 19th century. It was constructed of coursed squared gritstone and gritstone ashlar. It is a narrow bridge with a single segmental arch of dressed voussoirs, coursed squared grit- stone spandrels. (5).
- <1> SDR19109 Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. Jan 1974, D29.
- <2> SDR9012 Article in serial: Mehew, S. 1956. 'Packhorse bridges in Derbyshire', Derbyshire Miscellany. Volume 1, pp 11-12.
- <3> SDR10000 Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 2119.
- <4> SDR9012 Article in serial: Mehew, S. 1956. 'Packhorse bridges in Derbyshire', Derbyshire Miscellany. Volume 1, pp 11-12.
- <5> SDR19551 Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 2220 6457 (21m by 25m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||HARTHILL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
|Civil Parish||YOULGREAVE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Nov 22 2010 11:34AM