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Pant Bridge (Little Bridges), Austwick

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Pant Bridge, Austwick

YDNPA, 2004,


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Pant Bridge (Little Bridges), Austwick

Historical Environment Record No: MYD24146

Parish: Austwick

OS Grid Reference: SD768681

Dale: Ribblesdale

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

Description

Two clapper bridges linked by a partly stone flagged causeway. They are reputedly of 15th century date. One bridge has a single stone slab about 75cm wide and about 3 metres long supported on a rubble base at both banks. The second bridge to the south east comprises three slabs on four piers with a total length of about 4 metres.

Location

If coming from the East on the A65 take the first turning right signed to Austwick . As this road enters the village look for a sign on the left "Pant Lane". At the bottom of this lane bear left along an enclosed track for about 150 metres to reach the first of the two little bridges. The second is a short distance further on.

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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