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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335587
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78051
Location: Hayton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8
Civil Parish: Hayton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Hayton St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 53250 57300
NY 55 NW
(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
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