Ellastone Bridge

Overview

Heritage Category:
Scheduled Monument
List Entry Number:
1003766
Date first listed:
07-Jun-1976

Map

Ordnance survey map of Ellastone Bridge
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Location

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Norbury and Roston
County:
Staffordshire
District:
East Staffordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Ellastone
National Grid Reference:
SK 11999 42382

Summary

Multi-span bridge known as Ellastone Bridge.

Reasons for Designation

Multi-span bridges are structures of two or more arches supported on piers. The multi-span bridge known as Ellastone Bridge survives well as a good example of an 18th century bridge which may retain medieval features behind the present structure or survive as archaeological deposits beneath.

History

See Details.

Details

This record was the subject of a minor enhancement on 2 June 2015. This record has been generated from an "old county number" (OCN) scheduling record. These are monuments that were not reviewed under the Monuments Protection Programme and are some of our oldest designation records.

The monument includes a multi-span road bridge spanning the River Dove. The bridge is constructed of coursed sandstone blocks and includes four segmental arches with raised plain hoodmoulds and keystones, central triangular cutwaters raised to the parapet level, plain parapets with a continuous band above the arches. The southern end of the bridge has curving walls. At the northern end of the bridge a large stone block has a date of 1777 inscribed but an earlier medieval structure may predate the present structure. The monument is also classed as two Grade II listed buildings as the county border between Staffordshire and Derbyshire runs along the river at this point.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
ST 248
Legacy System:
RSM - OCN

Sources

Other
NMR: SK14SW20, Pastscape

Legal

This monument is scheduled under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 as amended as it appears to the Secretary of State to be of national importance. This entry is a copy, the original is held by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

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