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Ferry Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brotherton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7159 / 53°42'57"N

Longitude: -1.2695 / 1°16'10"W

OS Eastings: 448305

OS Northings: 424631

OS Grid: SE483246

Mapcode National: GBR MTKG.YP

Mapcode Global: WHDC1.GVPQ

Entry Name: Ferry Bridge

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422272

Location: Wakefield, WF11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Brotherton

Built-Up Area: Knottingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brotherton St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

KNOTTINGLEY OLD GREAT NORTH ROAD
SE42SE
Ferrybridge
5/36 Ferry Bridge
GV I
Public road bridge over River Calder. 1797 to 1804 (dated on parapets); by
John Carr of York. Sandstone ashlar. Classical style. Three segmental
arches with rusticated voussoirs, scrolled keystones, and moulded arch-bands;
canted piers of rusticated masonry between the arches; rectangular piers at
each end, of similar masonry, each with a coved niche which has stepped
voussoirs; prominent modillioned cornice and blind-balustraded parapet.
Approach ramps at both ends, that at the west end carried on 3 diminishing
semicircular arches, that at the east end on one similar arch; and drum
terminals of banded masonry, with domed tops. The centre of the inner side
of each parapet has a large tablet with moulded surround, that on the north
inscribed:
"JOHN CARR ESQUIRE
OF YORK, ARCHITECT
1797"
and that on the south:
"BERNARD HARTLEY
OF PONTEFRACT BUILDER
1804"
(Note: the east end of the item is in Brotherton CP, North Yorkshire)


Listing NGR: SE4830524631

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

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