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Forge Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wortley, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.4941 / 53°29'38"N

Longitude: -1.5591 / 1°33'32"W

OS Eastings: 429347

OS Northings: 399800

OS Grid: SK293998

Mapcode National: GBR KXK1.85

Mapcode Global: WHCBY.0FVQ

Plus Code: 9C5WFCVR+J9

Entry Name: Forge Bridge

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333995

ID on this website: 101315045

Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S35

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Hunshelf

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurgoland Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Forge Bridge


Bridge. 1782, by Thomas Ramsden (Barstow, walk 9). Coursed, dressed sandstone.
2-span. Segmental arches spring from central pier having triangular cutwaters
with half-pyramidal tops. Chamfered band above arches links end piers which
project on outer faces of bridge. Deeply-coursed parapet walls with weathered
copings; coping of north-west end pier inscribed 'TR 1782'. Spans the River Don
and is partly in the parish of Hunshelf.

J. A. Barstow, Fifteen Walks around Wortley, undated booklet.

Listing NGR: SK2934799800

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