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POW BRIDGE OVER POW BECK

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: POW BRIDGE OVER POW BECK

List entry Number: 1137347

Location

POW BRIDGE OVER POW BECK, B5345

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

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Bees

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76172

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NX 91 SE (INSET) ST BEES B5345 St Bees

8/74 Pow Bridge over Pow Beck G.V. II* Roadbridge, dated 1585. Built for Archbishop Grindal whose coat of arms and initials appear on dated panel (1912 copy of original, moved to school) set in centre of west parapet; badly weathered inscription on panel to eastern parapet. Bridge shown in Buck's 1739 engraving of Priory Church; since widened. Single elliptical arch of c12 ft span. East side is original work of coursed, squared rubble with single stone projecting to either side of radiating arch voussoirs (water-shutes from original road surface?). Original width 12 ft, now doubled (straight joint runs around soffit). Snecked rubble used on west side and for parapets, c3 ft high with flat copings rising to accommodate inscribed panels.

Listing NGR: NX9701312028

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National Grid Reference: NX 97013 12028

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