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Borough Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0973 / 54°5'50"N

Longitude: -1.3955 / 1°23'43"W

OS Eastings: 439633

OS Northings: 466996

OS Grid: SE396669

Mapcode National: GBR LPP1.PZ

Mapcode Global: WHD97.J8QR

Entry Name: Borough Bridge

Listing Date: 19 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330281

Location: Boroughbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO51

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Boroughbridge

Built-Up Area: Boroughbridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

5/15 Borough Bridge


Bridge. Sandstone ashlar. There was a bridge at this point over the River Ure by
C12. It was timber at the time of the Battle of Boroughbridge 1322 but had been
rebuilt in stone by mid C16. Constantly repaired throughout the C17-C18, it was
widened to nearly twice its original width in 1785 to the designs of John Carr for
the sum of £420. The further widening of 1969 left intact the 3 arches, the outer
two of which are slightly pointed, each having 5 wide ribs, and the lower part of the
chamfered cutwaters to the east side. The semi-circular cutwaters to the west appear
to have been totally rebuilt. The stone east parapet may have been reused in the
1969 widening.
Jervoise, E, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England 1931 p82 York Georgian
Society, The Works in Architecture of John Carr, 1973 p3

Listing NGR: SE3963366996

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