Wakefield Bridge

place and bridge

Aged 682

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Wakefield Bridge and Chantry Chapel This stone bridge, built soon after 1342, replaced an earlier bridge over the River Calder. The packhorse bridge was added in 1730. The Chantry Chapel of St. Mary, built between 1342 and 1356 is one of only 4 bridge chapels still surviving in England. It was restored in 1847 and more recently.

Chantry Bridge, Wakefield, United Kingdom where it sited