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Latitude: 54.5146 / 54°30'52"N
Longitude: -3.1591 / 3°9'32"W
OS Eastings: 325060
OS Northings: 513872
OS Grid: NY250138
Mapcode National: GBR 6JC7.VF
Mapcode Global: WH70L.FSXD
Entry Name: Folly Bridge
Listing Date: 8 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144556
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72144
Location: Borrowdale, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
Civil Parish: Borrowdale
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Borrowdale St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 21 SE BORROW DALE SEATOLLER
20/60 Folly Bridge
Footbridge. Inscribed on stone set against east face THIS BRIDGE WAS BUILT AT
THE EXPENCE OF JOHN BRAITHWAITE OF SEATOLLOR IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1781 BY
THOMAS HAYTON AND RICHARD BOWNESS; I COUNT THIS FOLLY YOU HAVE DONE, AS YOU HAVE
NEITHER WIFE NOR SON, DAUGHTER I HAVE, GOD GIVE HER GRACE AND HEAVEN FOR HER
RESTING PLACE. Slate rubble. Narrow single-span humped-back bridge, with slate
voussoirs under solid parapet with slab coping. Cost £25 to build.
Listing NGR: NY2506013872
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