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Old Loftsome Bridge

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Old Loftsome Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Old Loftsome Toll Bridge - Geograph - 437269.jpg
The bridge prior to demolition
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Location
Wressle
County
Yorkshire
Opening Date
1804
Closure Date
1930s-1960s?
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Swing Bridge
The remains of the old bridge

Old Loftsome Bridge was a tolled wooden swing bridge across the River Derwent near Wressle, in Yorkshire. It had a carriageway width of 10 feet and weight limit of 5 tons.


Both bridges present on the 1950s OS 1:25000 map

The bridge was built in 1804 to replace a ferry crossing. It was superceded in 1932 by the opening of a newer bridge slightly downstream on 25 November 1932. The bridge was removed in the 1960s.




Old Loftsome Bridge
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Old Loftsome Toll Bridge - Geograph - 437269.jpgThe remains of the old Loftsome Bridge - Geograph - 5316113.jpg
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