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Dorothy Vernon's Bridge over River Wye

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Haddon, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1931 / 53°11'35"N

Longitude: -1.6492 / 1°38'57"W

OS Eastings: 423531

OS Northings: 366277

OS Grid: SK235662

Mapcode National: GBR 580.XGG

Mapcode Global: WHCDF.M0VG

Entry Name: Dorothy Vernon's Bridge over River Wye

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81027

Location: Nether Haddon, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Nether Haddon

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/30 (North Side)
12.7.67 Dorothy Vernon's Bridge
over River Wye

Narrow footbridge. C17. Gritstone and limestone rubble. Two segmental arches of
gritstone rubble voussoirs. Triangular sectioned cutwaters between arches to
either side. Above, low rubble parapets with rubble copings. Walls thicken to
either end. The bridge derives its name from the legend that Dorothy Vernon
escaped over this bridge to elope with her lover during the festivities of her
sister's wedding.

Listing NGR: SK2352866276

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