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Town Bridge

Hob Uid: 40240
Location :
Lancashire
Chorley
Croston
Grid Ref : SD4896018470
Summary : Road bridge dated 1682, still in use.
More information : [SD 48961847] Town Br. [T.I.] (1)

The bridge over the R. Yarrow in Croston, is on the north side
of the church. "Its single arch has a span of 13 yards and the
width between parapets is only 8 feet. The date 1682 is carved
on the parapet." (2)

'Croston Town Bridge", Scheduled Ancient Monument. (3)

The bridge, built of well-shaped blocks of stone, is as
described by Authority 2. The date 1682 appears at the centre
of the north-facing parapet. The stonework is generally in sound
condition. The roadway is constructed of cobble stones. (4)

Town Bridge. Grade II. See List for full description. (5)

SD 489 184. Croston Town Bridge. Scheduled No LA/58. (6)

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Source Number : 1a
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25" 1910.
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : 'The Ancient Bridges of the North of England' 1931 139 (E Jervoise)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : List of Ancient Monuments in England & Wales, 1953, p.61b.
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 ASP 29-NOV-57
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE Listed Buildings Boro of Chorley 30-Jan-1987 44
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : English Heritage SAM List Lancs March 1994 6
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date : 1682
Monument Type : Road Bridge
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 184332
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : LA 58
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 41 NE 9
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SD 41 NE 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1957-11-29
End Date : 1957-11-29