Historical information

Hanging Bridge is a medieval bridge spanning the Hanging Ditch which connected the rivers Irk and Irwell in Manchester. 'For many years the bridge was completely hidden, remembered only in the name of the area where it had stood, until its rediscovery and subsequent excavation as a result of demolition work carried out in the 1880s.' ... More information is on the pamphlet

Physical description

A pamphlet containing images and information about the Hanging Bridge at Manchester Cathedral.

Inscriptions & markings

Manchester Cathedral Hanging Bridge: A scheduled ancient monument of Manchester constructed in 1421. ... More information and timeline on pamphlet