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Bridge on Main Approach to Chatsworth House

A Grade I Listed Building in Chatsworth, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.228 / 53°13'40"N

Longitude: -1.6162 / 1°36'58"W

OS Eastings: 425718

OS Northings: 370177

OS Grid: SK257701

Mapcode National: GBR 57P.L6V

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.44N5

Entry Name: Bridge on Main Approach to Chatsworth House

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81646

Location: Chatsworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Chatsworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 2570
Bridge on Main Approach
12.7.67 to Chatsworth House

Road bridge. 1759-74 by James Paine, substantially completed by
1761. Sandstone ashlar and rock-faced sandstone. Three broad
segmental arches with step moulding and moulded hoodmould.
Supported on piers of rock-faced sandstone, projecting on each
side as short triangular cutwaters, with curved tops. Plain
impost band. Square end piers with round-arched niches and
shallow sunk panels below. On the south side the two cutwaters
support square pedestals which in turn support re-set late C17
sculptures by Cibber. One pedestal to the north, without a
sculpture. Balustraded parapet divided into 3-3-3 bays. Plain
stringcourse at the base with moulded corbels. The parapet
slopes up at a shallow angle over the outer arches. Wing walls
with similar parapets, curving out at either end. The Gardens
and Park are included on the Gardens Register at Grade I.

Listing NGR: SK2571870177

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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