Packhorse Bridge 200m NW of Lodge, Station Road, Shustoke

Description of this historic site

A packhorse bridge running over the River Tame. It was constructed during the Post Medieval period and is situated 1km north of Blyth End.

Notes about this historic site

1 Packhorse bridge across the river Tame. 3 bays with semi-circular arches of the 17th century and cut-waters to the piers, all of red sandstone; the middle being higher than the others causing a ‘hump-back’. The haunches and parapets are of red brick with stone copings, and square piers above the cut-waters, of the late 18th century. The gangway 1.4m wide has stone pitching on the rises.
2 Listed Building Description.

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