Polesworth Bridge over the River Anker was first built in the Medieval period. It is situated on Bridge Street, 225m north west of Abbey Green Park, Polesworth.
1 Polesworth Bridge is dated 1776.
2 A bridge of ten arches over the River Anker. Apparently Medieval, entirely encased in brick.
3 The bridge has ten semicircular arches and bears and inscription ‘H. E. 1776 T. S.’ The bridge was widened in concrete in 1924 (along E side).
5 Photographed 1977.
6 Archaeological Observation of test pits – all outside the scheduled area. Two trenches contained walling, probably dating from the 18th century.