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Half Penny Bridge over the River Derwent

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0594 / 53°3'33"N

Longitude: -1.4837 / 1°29'1"W

OS Eastings: 434697

OS Northings: 351476

OS Grid: SK346514

Mapcode National: GBR 6C9.9NV

Mapcode Global: WHDG7.5CQF

Entry Name: Half Penny Bridge over the River Derwent

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79132

Location: Ripley, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Ripley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


2/89 Half Penny Bridge over
the River Derwent


Road bridge. 1792, built by Francis Hurt, a local industrialist. Ashlar and
coursed rubble gritstone. Two wide segmental arches with triangular sectioned
cutwaters to centre and west of both sides and a pilaster to east on both sides.
Cutwaters have pilasters over rising into the parapets. Plain band over the arches
and flat copings to the parapets. Rubble abutment to west has 5 stilted semi-
circular arches with low cutwaters between and to far west a segmental arch over
the tail race from the Wire Works downstream. Plain rubble parapets. See also
Alderwasley Parish item 2/8.

Listing NGR: SK3469751476

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