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Bridge over Birdforth Beck Approximately 60 Metres to South-West of Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Sessay, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1658 / 54°9'56"N

Longitude: -1.2909 / 1°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 446397

OS Northings: 474678

OS Grid: SE463746

Mapcode National: GBR MNF8.BF

Mapcode Global: WHD8X.4KK8

Entry Name: Bridge over Birdforth Beck Approximately 60 Metres to South-West of Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332893

Location: Sessay, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Sessay

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 47 SE
7/35 Bridge over Birdforth
Beck, approximately 60
metres to south-west of
Church of St Cuthbert
Road bridge. Probably medieval arch, otherwise mid C19. Rubble, with-ashlar
dressings and footings of large blocks of tooled stone. Shallow, double-chamfered
pointed arch, with 5 chamfered ribs to soffit; arch flanked by short, shallow
buttresses with offset tops and, outside these, narrower full-height offset
buttresses; above arch, on each side, an ogee-headed niche containing shield
depicting Dawnay and Pagot arms; parapet which has chamfered coping, rises up over
this to peak. Side walls terminate in wide quoined buttresses with offsets, except
for north-east wall which continues to join churchyard wall (qv).
Utley on North Riding Bridges: Bridges Book I, p 162 (held at North Yorkshire
Record Office).

Listing NGR: SE4639774678

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