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Iron Bridge Across Lake to Walton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Walton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6422 / 53°38'31"N

Longitude: -1.4509 / 1°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 436400

OS Northings: 416324

OS Grid: SE364163

Mapcode National: GBR LV9B.P3

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.PQ96

Entry Name: Iron Bridge Across Lake to Walton Hall

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342351

Location: Walton, Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Walton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


3/47 Iron bridge across
22.11.66 lake to Walton Hall
(formerly listed
with Water Gate)


Bridge and retaining walls. c.1800 Single span cast-iron bridge
providing access to island on which Walton Hall (q.v.) is situated. Elegant
shallow arch with open double-sectioned framework surmounted by wavy and straight
balusters and straight fluted rods. At either end ashlar walls with piers with
channelled stonework, chamfered coping surmounted by swept railings with arrow-
head finials to bars. Pair of gates to either end have wavy dog bars with arrow-
head finials.
An unusual survival superbly sited.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SE3640016324

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

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