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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD BRIDGE OVER THE HEBDEN WATER

List entry Number: 1228914

Location

THE OLD BRIDGE OVER THE HEBDEN WATER, BRIDGE GATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CalderdaleMetropolitan AuthorityHebden Royd

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jun-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 403646

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SD 9927 HEBDEN ROYD C.P. BRIDGE GATE, Hebden Bridge

5/47 The Old Bridge over the Hebden Water (formerly 19.7.63 listed as Old Hebden Bridge)

G.V. II*

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 Y R.G.R.G. SESSIONS 1602 REPAIRED BY HELP OF JOHN : GREENMOOD SESSIONS 1600

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 260
Spencer, C , Hebden Bridge History Trail5
'Hebden Bridge Literary and Scientific Society Local History Section Booklets' in Hebden Bridge Literary and Scientific Society Local History Section Booklets, , Vol. 3, (1982), 3

National Grid Reference: SD 99217 27294

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