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Thickholme Bridge (Thirlmere Aqueduct)

A Grade II Listed Building in Windermere, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4062 / 54°24'22"N

Longitude: -2.9142 / 2°54'51"W

OS Eastings: 340753

OS Northings: 501577

OS Grid: NY407015

Mapcode National: GBR 8K2H.W8

Mapcode Global: WH82F.6JJ0

Plus Code: 9C6VC34P+F8

Entry Name: Thickholme Bridge (Thirlmere Aqueduct)

Listing Date: 21 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351720

ID on this website: 101332570

Location: Thickholme, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, LA23

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lakes

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Troutbeck Jesus Church

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Aqueduct

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NY 40 SW

Aqueduct, incorporating footbridge. 1893 by Smith & Co. for the Manchester
Corporation Water Works with C20 modifications. Cast iron side panels conceal ribbed
steel deck which carry 3 large section water pipes across the Troutbeck. The pipes are
encased with the outer balustrade. The structure is of single span, the arch a delicate
segmental shape with spandrels pierced by roundels of foliated form which diminish in
size towards the centre. Above, a sub-parapet with zigzag decoration below a decorative
balustrade with foiled arch heads. Inscribed plates to sides read 'Manchester Corporation
Water Works 1893'.

Listing NGR: NY4075301577

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