Staddle Bridge

1) This bridge crosses the river Wiske and it is first referred to in a lease to the Prior of Mount Grace which gives the boundaries of property in East Harlsey.

1508 incipiendo apud Stathelbrige descend per cursum aque usque pasturam vocatam lez pyttes in campo de Estharlesay. Smith made the point that the river was quite narrow here, with flat land on either side, so this may originally have been a timber bridge standing on four posts.

places East Harlsey
dates 1508

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