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Torver Bridge, Torver
Torver Bridge
New Bridge
site name:-   Torver Beck
site name:-   Walna Scar Road
civil parish:-   Torver (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Coniston (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   packhorse bridge
locality type:-   bridge
coordinates:-   SD27099648
1Km square:-   SD2796
10Km square:-   SD29

CBP39.jpg (taken 2.9.2014)  
CBP41.jpg (taken 2.9.2014)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Lan 4) 
placename:-  Torver Bridge
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Torver Bridge"

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CBP40.jpg (taken 2.9.2014)  

12 foot span, 96 ins between parapets. It has been widened, upstream 57 ins wide; downstream 78 ins wide, perhaps older.
Referred to as the New Bridge on a map, 1745.

Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

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