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East Lodge of Lendal Bridge lendal Bridge and Attached Tollhouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9599 / 53°57'35"N

Longitude: -1.0873 / 1°5'14"W

OS Eastings: 459984

OS Northings: 451924

OS Grid: SE599519

Mapcode National: GBR NQVN.D6

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8QHL

Entry Name: East Lodge of Lendal Bridge lendal Bridge and Attached Tollhouses

Listing Date: 1 July 1968

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463826

Location: York, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York All Saints, North Street

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


YORK

SE5951NE LENDAL
1112-1/15/9 Lendal Bridge and attached
01/07/68 tollhouses
(Formerly Listed as:
Lendal Bridge)

GV II

Includes: East Lodge of Lendal Bridge MUSEUM STREET.
Bridge, abutments and approach ramps; flight of steps attached
to east abutment on upstream side; tollhouse attached to each
end of bridge on downstream side; balustraded garden railings
attached to west bank tollhouse. 1861-63; strengthened 1910.
By Thomas Page; stonework by George Milburn.
MATERIALS: cast-iron bridge; abutment and approach ramp
parapets of ashlar; stone steps on cast-iron frame. Tollhouses
rusticated sandstone with ashlar quoins and dressings; Welsh
and stone slate roofs with conjoined stone stacks; cast-iron
railings.
EXTERIOR: single-span bridge between abutments pierced on each
bank by carriage arches. Arch is elliptical with traceried
spandrels and parapet pierced by quatrefoils incorporating
armorial shields over band of heraldic badges. In centre of
parapet a branched gas lamp standard of clustered octagonal
columns with ogee caps supporting tapered lanterns with
pennant finials and angel terminal. On west bank, chamfered
elliptical carriage arch pierces abutment; on east bank,
carriage arch is closed by board doors. Parapet to abutments
and approaches has sloped roll-moulded coping, embattled above
west bank arch, and octagonal piers with coved moulded
cornices and shallow stepped octagonal caps. Flight of steps
on east bank has framework of twisted columns on tall
chamfered square section pedestals, arcaded balustrade of
cusped pointed arches on octagonal colonnettes tied by band of
pierced quatrefoils, and moulded handrail.
Tollhouses: 1 storey, 2 bays at bridge level, with 3-stage
octagonal tower rising at rear from river bank level. East
tollhouse is gabled, the west one embattled; towers are
machicolated and embattled with conjoined stacks. Bridge front
of each tollhouse has an ogee-arched doorway beneath hoodmould
on shield stops, and square-headed mullioned window of two
trefoil-headed lights recessed in quoined surround. On river
side, each has 4-light oriel window with half-hexagonal roof.
Windows are diamond lattice glazed, and mullions and openings
are hollow-chamfered. West bank tollhouse has arcaded
balustrade railings, similar to those on east bank steps, to
small side garden.
INTERIOR: tollhouses not inspected.
(Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York:
Edinburgh: 1980-: 160).


Listing NGR: SE5998451924

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