DOROTHY VERNON'S BRIDGE OVER RIVER WYE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1109864

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1967

Statutory Address: DOROTHY VERNON'S BRIDGE OVER RIVER WYE, HADDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: DOROTHY VERNON'S BRIDGE OVER RIVER WYE, HADDON ROAD

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)

Parish: Nether Haddon

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: SK 23531 66277

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SK 26 NW PARISH OF NETHER HADDON HADDON ROAD 2/30 (North Side) 12.7.67 Dorothy Vernon's Bridge over River Wye GV II Narrow footbridge. C17. Gritstone and limestone rubble. Two segmental arches of gritstone rubble voussoirs. Triangular sectioned cutwaters between arches to either side. Above, low rubble parapets with rubble copings. Walls thicken to either end. The bridge derives its name from the legend that Dorothy Vernon escaped over this bridge to elope with her lover during the festivities of her sister's wedding.

Listing NGR: SK2352866276

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 81027

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 10 Derbyshire,

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