Thieves Clough Bridge, Marsden

Thieves Clough Bridge is a bridge on the former packhorse route from Marsden to Lancashire. It is believed to have formed part of the original Wakefield and Austerlands Turnpike Road.[1]

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 11 July 1985
  • listing entry number 1266896

STANDEDGE. Marsden. Thieves Clough Bridge. C18. Packhorse bridge. Single span semicircular arched bridge in roughly coursed dry rubble over Thieves Clough. On former Trans-Pennine packhorse route from Mount Road, Marsden to Lancashire.


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Notes and References

  1. Author W.B. Crump queried its suitability for wheeled traffic in book Huddersfield Highways Down the Ages (1949).