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Pamphlet - Hanging Bridge, Manchester, England

From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria

Description
A pamphlet containing images and information about the Hanging Bridge at Manchester Cathedral.
Size
A4 folded into three
Object Registration
04517
Keywords
hanging bridge, manchester, medieval, manchester cathedral
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
Inscriptions & Markings
Manchester Cathedral Hanging Bridge: A scheduled ancient monument of Manchester constructed in 1421. ... More information and timeline on pamphlet
Last updated
20 Jun 2020 at 2:48PM