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Longtown Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Longtown, Cumbria

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Latitude: 55.0107 / 55°0'38"N

Longitude: -2.9747 / 2°58'29"W

OS Eastings: 337761

OS Northings: 568891

OS Grid: NY377688

Mapcode National: GBR 7BNH.SM

Mapcode Global: WH7ZH.8BQ3

Entry Name: Longtown Bridge

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78100

Location: Arthuret, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Arthuret

Built-Up Area: Longtown

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Arthuret St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 March 2017.

NY 3768


Longtown Bridge


Road bridge over the River Esk. Dated 1756 on south parapet datestone, for Rev.
Robert Graham. Inscribed on north parapet: REPAIRED & WIDENED 1889: C20
strengthening. Red sandstone ashlar. 5 segmental arches, with recessed
voussoirs, on 4 splayed piers with concrete bases. Solid parapets with
chamfered copings. Central C19 cast iron standard gas lamp with decorated
column, now converted to electricity. Builders' maintenance bond of 1756 in
Carlisle Record Office, gives details of how the bridge was financed (QAB/4).

Listing NGR: NY 37761 68891

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

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