Bannisdale High Bridge

Date:
24 Aug 2003
Location:
Bannisdale High Bridge, Fawcett Forest, South Lakeland, Cumbria
Reference:
IOE01/07402/34
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.

NY 50 SW FAWCETT FOREST BANNISDALE

3/51 Bannisdale High Bridge

G.V. II

Bridge over Bannisdale Beck. Probably C18 with late C18 widening to east.

Stone rubble with dressed coping. Segmental arch; voussoirs to west side of irregular length, some outer voussoirs to shoulders. Plain parapets. Roadway is 8m wide. Originally on the route of the Heron Syke to Eamont Bridge turnpike road until 1820s when it was replaced by Bannisdale Low Bridge (q.v.) on new route.

Listing NGR: NY5410101160

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2172 IOE Records taken by George Weston; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr George Weston. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Weston, George

Rights Holder: Weston, George

Keywords

Rubble, Stone, Stuart Bridge, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Transport