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Flascoe Bridge, Austwick

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Flascoe bridge, Austwick

YDNPA, 2004,


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Flascoe Bridge, Austwick

Historical Environment Record No: MYD24147

Parish: Austwick

OS Grid Reference: SD774686

Dale: Ribblesdale

Link to Archaeology Data Service:
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/collections/blurbs/420.cfm

Description

A clapper type footbridge reputedly of 15th century date. It has five limestone and slate flags on four rubble piers. It is about 75cm wide and a total of 10 metres long. It is on a walled track, probably part of an early road system from Feizor to Austwick. There is a ford adjacent for animals and wheeled traffic.

Location

From centre of Austwick head north past the school. After about 100 metres take the bridleway on the right signed to Feizor. Flascoe Bridge is about 300 metres down this track

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Austwick. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.

Accessibility

Footpath is muddy and rough in places.


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