Penwortham Old Bridge, near Preston — Lancashire Past

Penwortham Old Bridge dates from the Georgian era and was built to connect Penwortham with Preston.  Before its construction, people wanting to cross the River Ribble at this point had two choices: the ferry or the fords. The ferry had been in existence since Medieval times. Evidence from a written record from 1388 shows that […]

Penwortham Old Bridge, near Preston — Lancashire Past