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|Locale||Brighouse, West Yorkshire|
|Other name(s)||Brighouse Bridge|
|No. of spans||3|
|Piers in water||2|
|Opened||1558 (rebuilt 1750)|
A wooden structure called Rastrick Bridge was recorded as being present in 1275. The bridge was replaced by one built with timber donated by John Hanson in 1514. Hanson's son funded a stone replacement for this bridge in 1558.
- Turner, J. Horsfall (Joseph Horsfall) (1893). The history of Brighouse, Rastrick, and Hipperholme; with monorial notes on Coley, Lightcliffe, Northowram, Shelf, Fixby, Clifton and Kirklees. Retrieved 4 February 2010.