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DEVILS BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DEVILS BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1086899

Location

DEVILS BRIDGE, BRIDGE ROW

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Casterton

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75615

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1138104. This entry was removed from the List on 18 January 2017.

SD 67 NW 19/36 22.3.83

CASTERTON BRIDGE ROW (Kirkby Lonsdale CP)

Devil's Bridge

(Formerly listed as: Devil's Bridge (that part in Casterton CP)) I

Bridge. C15 or early C16. Ashlar and dressed stone. 3 triple-chamfered segmental arches, that to east end smaller; 4 ribs to soffits. Piers have triangular cutwaters to each side, rising to canted refuges; canted abutments. String course with some waterspouts and coped parapet. Roadway approx. 4m across. On north side of south parapet an inscription: "CASTERTON KIRK BY LONSDALE" with arrows. At south side of east end a sundial; a square block on octagonal shaft with 4 fillets, top has roll moulding and octagonal recess. Lettering to front apparently reads: "N : CONSTABL C : LONSDALE WAR"; "FEARE GOD HONER THE : 1673". Carried the Kendal to Skipton road until replaced by Stanley Bridge, 150m to south, in 1930s. One of the finest medieval bridges in England. See RCHM Westmorland. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD 61555 78235

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Inventory Of Westmorland' in Inventory Of Westmorland, (1936)

National Grid Reference: SD6155578235

Map

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