Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1131481

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Statutory Address: CATTERICK BRIDGE, A 6136


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Statutory Address: CATTERICK BRIDGE, A 6136

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Brough with St. Giles

National Grid Reference: SE 22744 99329


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SE 29 NW 4/9 Catterick Bridge 4.2.69


Bridge. 1422, probably rebuilt 1565-90, much repaired C17, widened 1792. Older bridge for William de Burgh of Brough Hall (qv), widening by John Carr of York. Sandstone ashlar. 3 arches separated by triangular cutwaters with hollow-chamfered tops sweeping up to canted pedestrian retreats. Band. Parapets with triangular coping terminating in circular bollards, the downstream parapet curving outwards in plan. Older bridge exposed on upstream side: central 2 arches of 2 slightly-pointed chamfered orders, outer arches semicircular and faced with C18 stonework. Undersides of earlier arches bear masons' marks. The Carr bridge on downstream side: 3 semicircular arches and 1 segmental arch, with torus archivolts. Small barrel-vaulted chamber in spandrel adjacent to southernmost arch on downstream side. The contract for building the bridge survives in the County Record Office. There was a chantry chapel, dedicated to St Anne, founded in 1505, on the south-east side of the medieval bridge. Part of downstream parapet dismantled at time of resurvey. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Partly in the parish of Brompton-on-Swale. E Jervoise, Ancient Bridges of The North of England, (1931), p 87. York Georgian Society, The Works in Architecture of John Carr (1973), p 6; VCH i, p 301.

Listing NGR: SE2274499329


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Legacy System number: 322319

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Books and journals
The Works in Architecture of John Carr, (1973), 6
Jervoise, E , The Ancient Bridges in the North of England, (1931), 87
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 301

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