FOLLY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1144556

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: FOLLY BRIDGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FOLLY BRIDGE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Borrowdale

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: NY 25060 13872

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History

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Details

NY 21 SE BORROW DALE SEATOLLER

20/60 Folly Bridge

II

Footbridge. Inscribed on stone set against east face THIS BRIDGE WAS BUILT AT THE EXPENCE OF JOHN BRAITHWAITE OF SEATOLLOR IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1781 BY THOMAS HAYTON AND RICHARD BOWNESS; I COUNT THIS FOLLY YOU HAVE DONE, AS YOU HAVE NEITHER WIFE NOR SON, DAUGHTER I HAVE, GOD GIVE HER GRACE AND HEAVEN FOR HER RESTING PLACE. Slate rubble. Narrow single-span humped-back bridge, with slate voussoirs under solid parapet with slab coping. Cost £25 to build.

Listing NGR: NY2506013872

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 72144

Legacy System: LBS

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