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Glasson Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9346 / 54°56'4"N

Longitude: -3.1659 / 3°9'57"W

OS Eastings: 325393

OS Northings: 560612

OS Grid: NY253606

Mapcode National: GBR 6CBC.DW

Mapcode Global: WH6YN.B7ND

Entry Name: Glasson Bridge

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71910

Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bowness

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 26 SE BOWNESS Glasson Bridge

3/32 Glasson Bridge


Bridge over canal, later railway bridge. 1819-23 for the Carlisle Canal;
additions of 1853-4 for the Port Carlisle Dock and Railway Company. Squared and
coursed red and calciferous sandstone; cast-iron parapet. Plinth with rounded
corners was originally the supporting structure for a canal drawbridge.
Increased in height to convert this to a railway bridge. Port Carlisle branch
closed 1932.

Listing NGR: NY2539360612

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

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