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County bridge markers

Some examples of the county bridge and related stones in Yorkshire.  For mor information, click here.


A typical West Riding stone, over the River Skell near Fountains Abbey: a minor road and a minor bridge now, but possibly more important in mediaeval times.
Grid Reference: SE 671 682
  Another West Riding example, not a stone but a cast-iron bridge marker, over Hebden Beck, a tributary of the Wharfe at Hebden, between Grassington and Pateley Bridge.
Grid Reference: SE 026 322
  From the North Riding, this stone is in the centre of Greta Bridge, near Barnard Castle - a lovely old bridge, now bypassed by the A66.
Grid Reference: NZ 086 132
This plaque is on a small bridge at Cowgill, over the River Dee, near Dent, in Dentdale (now in Cumbria). It reads: This bridg repered at the charg of th West Riding AD 1702.
Grid Reference: SD 761 869
  A most unusual example, one of a pair of stones each standing 300 feet from the River Holme, on the A6024 at Holmbridge, south-west of Holmfirth.
Grid Reference: SE 121 068