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Bridge over River Lowther

A Grade II Listed Building in Shap Rural, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5417 / 54°32'30"N

Longitude: -2.7215 / 2°43'17"W

OS Eastings: 353416

OS Northings: 516506

OS Grid: NY534165

Mapcode National: GBR 9HFX.LQ

Mapcode Global: WH81Y.539M

Entry Name: Bridge over River Lowther

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74193

Location: Shap Rural, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Shap Rural

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Shap with Swindale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 51 NW
Bridge over River Lowther
3/179 (formerly listed as
Rosgill Bridge)

Roadbridge. Late C17 replacement of wooden bridge. Possibly widened and
parapets raised following 1887 report on bridge's condition. Coursed, squared
rubble; wooden fencing replaces parapet over central and eastern arches.
3 segmental arches, each spanning c.35 ft, separated by cutwaters with polygonal
refuges. Roadway c.10 ft wide; splayed stone parapets, to either end and over
western arch, c.3 ft high.

Listing NGR: NY5341616506

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