Ribble Bridge / Walton Bridge

Date:
13 May 2000
Location:
Ribble Bridge, Victoria Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire
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Walton Bridge, Victoria Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire
Reference:
IOE01/00114/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SD 52NE WALTON-LE-DALE VICTORIA ROAD

5/139 Walton Bridge - (also known as Ribble Bridge)

- II

Bridge over River Ribble, 1779-81, by J, S, and R. Laws (see below), much widened on the west side 1939-50 by Ormerod and Shields. Stone.

V-shaped cutwaters; 3 long segmental arches with rusticated voussoirs flanked by stepped pilasters; dentilled cornice and plain parapet moulded on the top. At centre of inner face of east parapet is incised lettering: RIBBLE BRIDGE BUILT by John Sam L & Robt Laws Under the Inspection of in 1779. 80 & 81 Mr. Richd Threlfall cost 4,200

Replaced earlier bridge which was c. 90 metres downstream; site of earliest and, until 1755, only bridge at Preston.

Part of this bridge is in Preston former CB(q,v.).

Listing NGR: SD5528628714

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Foster_K. IOE Records for Foster, K.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr K. Foster. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Foster, K.

Rights Holder: Foster, K.

Keywords

Stone, Georgian Bridge, Monument <By Form>, Transport, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument