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Gelt Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hayton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9084 / 54°54'30"N

Longitude: -2.7307 / 2°43'50"W

OS Eastings: 353247

OS Northings: 557324

OS Grid: NY532573

Mapcode National: GBR 9CCP.L8

Mapcode Global: WH800.0WYH

Entry Name: Gelt Bridge

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Last Amended: 28 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78051

Location: Hayton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Hayton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hayton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 53250 57300

NY 55 NW

Gelt Bridge

(Formerly listed as Middle Gelt Bridge)


Railway bridge over River Gelt. Dated 1832-35 for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, inscribed on panel in abutment arch GELT BRIDGE/FRANCIS GILES CIVIL ENGINEER/JOHN MCKAY BUILDER (dates in Roman numerals), similar Latin inscription in opposite abutment. Channelled rusticated red sandstone ashlar, smooth voussoirs with V-joints and iron railing parapet. 3 large skew arches on 2 piers. One of the earliest and largest skew arched bridges in the country.

Listing NGR: NY5324757324

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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