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Warwick Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheral, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9024 / 54°54'8"N

Longitude: -2.8293 / 2°49'45"W

OS Eastings: 346916

OS Northings: 556720

OS Grid: NY469567

Mapcode National: GBR 8CPR.7F

Mapcode Global: WH804.H1XL

Entry Name: Warwick Bridge

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77747

Location: Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Wetheral

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Wetheral Holy Trinity and St Constantine

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

WETHERAL A69, WARWICK BRIDGE
NY 45 NE

6/165 Warwick Bridge
1. 4.57.
II

Road bridge. Begun 1833, completed 1835, by Francis Giles, built by William
Denton. Red sandstone ashlar. 2 piers with rounded cutwaters supporting 3
shallow segmental arches: bold string course and solid parapets: channelled
joints to masonry and voussoirs. Inscription stone in both parapets records
architect and builder with dates. Carries 2 lines of road traffic. A bridge of
excellent architectural and engineering quality, by the architect of Corby
Bridge. Replaced C16 bridge, slightly upstream, which in turn replaced a
medieval bridge: on an important crossing point over the River Eden for the
approach to Carlisle from the east. Pevsner, Buildings of England, wrongly
ascribes the bridge to Dobson and dates it 1837.


Listing NGR: NY4691656720

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