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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151175
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333679
Location: Barnsley, S73
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
SE40SW WOMBWELL SMITHY BRIDGE LANE
6/51 Smithy Bridge
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,
Listing NGR: SE4005001197
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