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Packhorse Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartington upper Quarter, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2034 / 53°12'12"N

Longitude: -1.9232 / 1°55'23"W

OS Eastings: 405229

OS Northings: 367372

OS Grid: SK052673

Mapcode National: GBR 350.0MM

Mapcode Global: WHBBZ.FRF2

Entry Name: Packhorse Bridge

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82348

Location: Hartington Upper Quarter, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Hartington upper Quarter

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Earl Sterndale St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

Packhorse Bridge,

Packhorse bridge. Early C18. Rubble and coursed rubble limestone with gritstone
dressings. Shallow segmental arch, the lining of which is carefully coursed, with
shallow parapet walls, surmounted by gritstone copings, linked by iron cramps.
Metalled surface to routeway from the north extends onto bridge. The bridge is a
crossing point on the River Dove for an ancient packhorse route from Longnor into
the Goyt Valley. A rare example of a perfectly preserved packhorse bridge.
A E Dodd and E M Dodd, Peakland Roads and Trackways, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK0522967372

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