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Stainton Crossing Bridge over Kendal/Lancaster Canal Ngr 5205 8543

A Grade II Listed Building in Stainton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2622 / 54°15'44"N

Longitude: -2.7378 / 2°44'16"W

OS Eastings: 352036

OS Northings: 485427

OS Grid: SD520854

Mapcode National: GBR 9MB4.2V

Mapcode Global: WH838.X4GB

Plus Code: 9C6V7766+VV

Entry Name: Stainton Crossing Bridge over Kendal/Lancaster Canal Ngr 5205 8543

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76539

Location: Stainton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Stainton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosscrake St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Stainton Crossing
Bridge over Kendal/
Lancaster Canal
NGR 5205/8543

Canal bridge c1818 by John Fletcher, engineer, from the original designs of John
Rennie whose route for the canal was authorised in 1792. Squared, coursed
limestone with limestone string and coping. Single elliptical arch with
rusticated voussoirs and keystone. Shallow arched parapets slightly curved in
plan with pilasters to each end and steps up to roadway at South-East corner.
Approx. 15' wide between parapets. Built into embankment at each end.

Listing NGR: SD5203685427

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