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Folly Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Borrowdale, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72144

Location: Borrowdale, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Borrowdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Borrowdale St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 21 SE BORROW DALE SEATOLLER

20/60 Folly Bridge

II

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

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

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