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Atkinson's Bridge over Kendal/Lancaster Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Beetham, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2261 / 54°13'33"N

Longitude: -2.7104 / 2°42'37"W

OS Eastings: 353779

OS Northings: 481384

OS Grid: SD537813

Mapcode National: GBR 9MHK.ZT

Mapcode Global: WH83H.B1KK

Entry Name: Atkinson's Bridge over Kendal/Lancaster Canal

Listing Date: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76588

Location: Beetham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Beetham

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Beetham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 58 SW


Atkinson's Bridge
over Kendal/Lancaster


Canal bridge. c.1816. Probably by John Fletcher, engineer, from the original
designs of John Rennie whose route for the canal was authorised in 1792.
Squared, coursed limestone with limestone string and copings and rounded fender
course. Single elliptical arch with rusticated voussoirs and keystone.
Parapets curved in plan with pilasters to each end and steps up to roadway at
South-West corner. Approx. 3m wide between parapets.

Listing NGR: SD5377981384

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

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