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Besthill Bridge (That Part in Longdendale)

A Grade II Listed Building in St John's, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.4405 / 53°26'25"N

Longitude: -2.0066 / 2°0'23"W

OS Eastings: 399659

OS Northings: 393748

OS Grid: SJ996937

Mapcode National: GBR GXFN.CD

Mapcode Global: WHB9S.4SR9

Entry Name: Besthill Bridge (That Part in Longdendale)

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212523

Location: Tameside, SK13

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: St John's

Parish: Charlesworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mottram-in-Longdendale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


7/65 Besthill Bridge
- (that part in
- II
Road bridge of several builds but said to date from 1683
(Pevsner). Irregular squared rubble with dressed stone
parapets. One large pointed arch span which is double-
recessed.Chamfered coping stones to parapet walls which were
formerly hump-backed like the road, both of which are now
flat. A bridge of a particularly wide span if the date-is
to be believed.

Listing NGR: SJ9965993751

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