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Latitude: 53.8397 / 53°50'22"N
Longitude: -0.3961 / 0°23'45"W
OS Eastings: 505636
OS Northings: 439349
OS Grid: TA056393
Mapcode National: GBR TSP1.1B
Mapcode Global: WHGF4.WRK9
Plus Code: 9C5XRJQ3+VH
Entry Name: Bridge and Aqueduct Carrying Beverley Beck over the Branston Drain
Listing Date: 6 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246137
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487562
Location: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Beverley
Built-Up Area: Beverley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Beverley Minster St John and St Martin
Church of England Diocese: York
1857/0/10009 WATERSIDE ROAD
Bridge and Aqueduct, carrying Beverley
Beck over the Branston Drain.
Also Known As: Beverley Tunnel, WATERSIDE ROAD, Grovehill
Bridge and aqueduct. 1801. Designed by William Chapman as part of the Beverley and Bramston Drainage scheme. Red brick with ashlar dressings.
Curved north face of the bridge has three small segmental ashlar arches with keystones and rounded ashlar cut-waters. Above a brick band, and above again an ashlar band. Plain brick parapet topped with ashlar coping.
South face of bridge similar to north.
Segmental arches or tunnels below link these two facades.
The Beverley and Bramston Drainage Act was passed in 1798 to drain the marshes to the west of the Hull river. William Chapman was appointed its engineer and the scheme was finally completed in 1810 at a cost of ?115,000.
Listing NGR: TA0564339348
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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