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Packsaddle Bridge Beside Dent Head Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2547 / 54°15'16"N

Longitude: -2.3424 / 2°20'32"W

OS Eastings: 377788

OS Northings: 484384

OS Grid: SD777843

Mapcode National: GBR DM27.NL

Mapcode Global: WH94L.ZBQ4

Plus Code: 9C6V7M35+V2

Entry Name: Packsaddle Bridge Beside Dent Head Viaduct

Listing Date: 22 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484280

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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162-1/15/47 (North side)
22/12/87 Packsaddle Bridge beside Dent Head


Packhorse bridge. C18. Sandstone rubble. Low segmental arch
with one ring of narrow rubble voussoir stones, carrying
grassy track. Forms a dramatically-contrasting group with Dent
Head Viaduct (qv) of the Settle to Carlisle railway line,
which towers above it approx. 10m to the west.

Listing NGR: SD7778884384

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