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Cow Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Preston, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0085 / 54°0'30"N

Longitude: -2.2648 / 2°15'53"W

OS Eastings: 382741

OS Northings: 456972

OS Grid: SD827569

Mapcode National: GBR DQM2.GT

Mapcode Global: WHB6Y.5HSW

Entry Name: Cow Bridge

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323839

Location: Long Preston, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Long Preston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Long Preston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 85 NW
7/3 Cow Bridge
- II

Road bridge. Probably late C18 with C19 parapet. Dressed stone, rockfaced
stone parapet. Single segmental-arched span over river, 3 smaller segmental
arches on both banks. Pilasters separate each arch, with additional pilasters
flanking main arch. String course to base of raked parapet above central arch.
The poor condition of the former bridge was described by R Carr in 1752.
Source: R Carr &J Watson Book of West Riding Bridges (1752), West Yorkshire
Record Office, QD1/461.

Listing NGR: SD8273856973

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