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Listed Building record MDR8400 - Footbridge/clapper bridge, Youlgreave.

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Stone clapper bridge/footbridge, constructed of large blocks of stone with rectangular slabs laid over them, slightly domed. There is a boundary wall to each side of the bridge. Well used by the public. (1,2). Photographic record. (3) Grade II listde footbridge over River Bradford, probably 18th century in date. It is constructed of two large gritstone blocks and a low gritstone pier placed on the riverbed supporting large flat gritstone slabs. One of a series of early type of bridge, particularly found in this area. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. D311.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Heron, M. 1991. Pers. Comm..
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1984: 1/4-6.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference Centred SK 2132 6400 (4m by 8m) Approximate

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Nov 10 2023 4:14PM

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