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Packhorse Bridge plaque

"This 17th Centuary Packhorse Bridge whose original site at Derwent was submerged was re-erected in 1959 by public subscription".

"As a memory to John Derry who inspired in others his love for the Derbyshire and Yorkshire hills".

This bridge used to be near Derwent Hall {which was demolished in 1943 and area subsequently flooded} but was then removed stone by stone and each one numbered. It was then put into storage until money was later raised to rebuild it.

October 07     Low water    Derwent overflowing    May 08 Nov08