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Smithy Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoyland Milton, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.506 / 53°30'21"N

Longitude: -1.3976 / 1°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 440050

OS Northings: 401197

OS Grid: SE400011

Mapcode National: GBR LWPW.6Y

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.H4PL

Entry Name: Smithy Bridge

Listing Date: 18 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333679

Location: Barnsley, S73

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoyland Milton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Elsecar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE40SW WOMBWELL SMITHY BRIDGE LANE

6/51 Smithy Bridge

II

Bridge. c1800. Coursed, squared sandstone, tooled-ashlar voussoirs.
Single span. Rusticated elliptical arch with band-rusticated ashlar
soffit. Swept batter to flanking abutment walls which also curve in
alignment with approach roads. Projecting end-piers linked by cambered
band beneath parapet wall. Weathered copings, some replaced by concrete.
Crosses the Elsecar branch of the Dearne and Dove Canal constructed
following an act of 1793 and opened in 1804 but now largely infilled.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of Yorkshire and North-East England, vol2,
1973, pp280-290.


Listing NGR: SE4005001197

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