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Yorkshire Bridge
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Yorkshire Bridge Public House
OS grid reference SK197849
District
  • High Peak
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HOPE VALLEY
Postcode district S33
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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England
Derbyshire
53°21′40″N 1°42′14″W / 53.361°N 1.704°W / 53.361; -1.704Coordinates: 53°21′40″N 1°42′14″W / 53.361°N 1.704°W / 53.361; -1.704

Yorkshire Bridge is a small hamlet at near the Ladybower Reservoir dam in the English county of Derbyshire. Administratively the area forms part of the civil parish of Bamford and the district of High Peak. The people who built the Ladybower Dam wall lived in the houses at Yorkshire Bridge.

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Yorkshire Bridge

The settlement is named after a packhorse bridge, which crosses the River Derwent to the south of the dam of the Ladybower Reservoir from which the river has emerged and north of the village of Thornhill.

It has also given its name to a public house on the nearby A6013 road that is popular with walkers. The Derwent Valley Heritage Way has its northern terminus in the woods overlooking the reservoir.

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