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Stokesley Packhorse Bridge

Stokesley Packhorse Bridge. Masonry bridge over River Leven. Rebuilt and repaired in 1648. Single segmental arch in sandstone. Paved roadway between coped abutments at either side; span 11m., width 1.5m.

Hatcher (1975) noted:- Segmental round arch. Even voussoirs under flat stones slightly proud casting a shadow. Parapets probably added in herringbone tooled stone. Roadway cobbled.

Jervoise, E. The ancient bridges of the north of England. Architectural Press, 1931; reprinted by E. P. Publishing, 1973, p59.
Hinchliffe, E. A guide to the packhorse bridges of England. Cicerone, c1994, p81.
YAHS - Hatcher Card Index. Research funded by the Yorkshire Arts Association 1972.
Hatcher, J. The industrial architecture of Yorkshire. Phillimore, 1985.

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Address :- Levenside, Stokesley, North Yorkshire, TS9 5BH
Grid Ref :- NZ 52416 08501
Co-ordinates :- Lat - 54.469179 , Long - -1.192764
Local Authority :- Hambleton District Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - North Riding
Site Condition :- Operational site, in use for original purpose
Site Status :- Listed - Grade II
Listing No :- 1150225
Site Dates :- 1648 -