Pedlar's Bridge

Pedlars Bridge, Brinklow | Warwickshire County Council
Pedlars Bridge, Brinklow
Warwickshire County Council
Description of this historic site

Pedlar's Bridge, a bridge dating to the Post Medieval period. It is marked on an estate map of 1778. The bridge is situated on Smearton Lane.

Notes about this historic site

1 Bridge marked.
2 The bridge still exists and appears to be an early one. It has two spans, hump-backed, of sandstone and brick and is reinforced with concrete. The upstream side has a cutwater of brick and sandstone. The bridge is very narrow.
3 Two round arches in rough ashlar rebuilt in brick with brick parapets and cutwaters. Possible traces of stone cutwaters. Recently repointed. Some other stone blocks around, possibly from reconstruction of bridge. Bridge about 1.5m wide and 11m long. No cutwaters on downstream side.

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