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FOLLY 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: FOLLY BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1144556

Location

FOLLY BRIDGE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Borrowdale

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72144

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: NY 25060 13872

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