Westley Bridge

Description of this historic site

Westley Bridge, the remains of a possible Medieval/Post Medieval bridge, for which there is documentary evidence from the 13th century. The present bridge of red sandstone and brick incorporates older parts.

Notes about this historic site

1 Westley Bridge is ‘Wolfyeuesbrygge, Wolfiesbrugge’ in the 13th century, ‘Wolsee Bridge’ in 1546, ‘Wolce Bridge’ in 1547.
2 The present bridge is single span, of red sandstone and brick. The under part appears to be quite old, with modern reinforcements and additions above on the downstream side. The upstream side has been repaired in recent times.

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