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Harewood Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkby Overblow, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9099 / 53°54'35"N

Longitude: -1.5263 / 1°31'34"W

OS Eastings: 431218

OS Northings: 446071

OS Grid: SE312460

Mapcode National: GBR KRS7.C5

Mapcode Global: WHC8T.JZFH

Plus Code: 9C5WWF5F+WF

Entry Name: Harewood Bridge

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423422

Location: Harewood, Leeds, LS17

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Kirkby Overblow

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Weeton with North Rigton and Stainburn

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Road-bridge over the river Wharfe. c 1729 (Pevsner, p247) widened c 1771 by John
Carr who was Surveyor of Bridges from 1761 to 1772 (Colvin, p192). Finely-dressed
stone. 4 segmental arches separated by 3 sharply-pointed cutwaters with angled caps.
The soffit has 2 separate spanning arches. East side: arches have chamfered
voussoirs and are of 2 orders. Above cutwaters are slightly projecting piers.
Band and parapet. West side: arches have flush unchamfered voussoirs and have
clearly been added to the eastern bridge in order to increase the road width. The
abutments splay out at each end. The central eastern pier has on its inner face
2 metal plaques marking the parish boundaries of "DUNKESWICK" and "HAREWOOD", whilst
the top of the parapet has incised "MAX 79".

H. Colvin, Dictionary of British Architects, (1978). N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West
Riding, (1979).

Listing NGR: SE3122246084

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