Building record M17956 - Brace Bridge, Worksop


BRIDGE (Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 59502 78970 (10m by 18m)
Map sheet SK57NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bridge carrying a road simply known as Bracebridge over the River Ryton. Triple span Georgian stone structure with brick arches, possibly same date as the canal as build of approaches looks to be the same. Rebuilt parapet on the west side. (1)
Shown on Sanderson (2)
Shortlisted as one of two stone three-span structures, and also a rare example of a stone bridge with brick arches but stone keys. The only other example is the Wash Bridge (M1992). (3)
Reference to "Bersebrigga", c 1316. (4)
Destroyed by the floods 2 years ago and replaced with a modern steel/concrete structure (5)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

2, one of each side

<1> Cauldwell JA and White J, 2003, Bridges Survey (Unpublished document). SNT1665.

<1> Tagg M, 2011, pers comm (Personal comment). SNT2567.

<2> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<3> White J, 2003, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1626.

<4> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 106 (Published document). SNT670.

<5> Tagg M, 2011, pers comm (Personal comment). SNT2567.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Cauldwell JA and White J. 2003. Bridges Survey.
  • <1> Personal comment: Tagg M. 2011. pers comm.
  • <2> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <3> Personal comment: White J. 2003. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 106.
  • <5> Personal comment: Tagg M. 2011. pers comm.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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