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Latitude: 53.742 / 53°44'31"N
Longitude: -2.0133 / 2°0'48"W
OS Eastings: 399217
OS Northings: 427294
OS Grid: SD992272
Mapcode National: GBR GTC5.XB
Mapcode Global: WHB8F.16KM
Entry Name: The Old Bridge over the Hebden Water
Listing Date: 19 July 1963
Last Amended: 21 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1228914
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403646
Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Hebden Royd
Built-Up Area: Hebden Bridge
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SD 9927 HEBDEN ROYD C.P. BRIDGE GATE,
5/47 The Old Bridge over the
Hebden Water (formerly
19.7.63 listed as Old Hebden Bridge)
Packhorse bridge, c.1510. Has plaques recording repairs of 1600, 1602 and 1657.
The parapet repaired in 1845 and raised in 1890. Large dressed stone. 3
segmental arches the voussoirs chamfered with 2 pointed breakwaters rising the
full height of the parapet to the south west. Similar to north east but one is
capped off at keystone level where a wall abuts. Three inscribed date plaques:
REPAYRED: BY TH
E.RIDINGE: BY ORD REPAIRED BY HELP OF
ER: OF SESSIONS
(B) Y GVST : 1657 RICHARD : NALER
REPAIRED BY HELP OF
JOHN : GREENMOOD
The land arch to the east bank originally served the tail-goit of Bridge Mill
(q.v.), once the XnnoriaJ Corn Mill. Scheduled Ancient Monument.Calder Civic
Trust, Hebden Bridge Trail (Bolton, no date), p.5. D. Thomas, The Old Bridge,
Hebden Bridge Lit. & Sci. Soc., Local History Booklets Vol. 3, (Hebden Bridge,
1982), p.3. N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (1967), p.260.
Listing NGR: SD9921727294
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