Killinghall Bridge

10 Jun 2003
Killinghall Bridge, Ripon Road, Killinghall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

KILLINGHALL RIPON ROAD SE 25 NE (east side, off)

4/40 Killinghall Bridge 15.3.66

- II

Bridge over River Nidd. C17 or earlier with C18 and C19 alterations.

Coursed squared gritstone and ashlar. 2 segmental arches span the river; 4 similar lower dry arches to north. A massive triangular cutwater on the upstream (west) side is carried up as a pilaster to coping level, similar pilsters between most arches; the northern half of this face is rebuilt, with rock-faced replacing smooth ashlar. The parapet projects slightly and has a flat coping. Downstream (east) face: the voussoirs are set back slightly from the face of the bridge; large cutwater as west face. 4 deep ribs on the underside of the eastern side indicate the size of the earliest bridge; it was widened upstream probably in the C18 and the northern approach raised in the C19 or C20. It was replaced in the mid C20 by a new bridge upstream. Straddles the boundary with Ripley parish.

Listing NGR: SE2873259673


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0248 IOE Records taken by Peter Briggs; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Briggs. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Briggs, Peter

Rights Holder: Briggs, Peter


Ashlar, Gritstone (Sandstone), Stuart Bridge, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Transport