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HAWES BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KENT

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: HAWES BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KENT

List entry Number: 1145744

Location

HAWES BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KENT

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Helsington

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Natland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75280

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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 1137656. This entry was removed from the List on 12 January 2017.

SD 58 NW 4/7

HELSINGTON

Hawes Bridge over the River Kent II

Bridge probably C18. Limestone rubble with rough dressed limestone copings to parapet. Large triangular cut water between arches on upstream side. Curved in Plan. 2 arches carry single carriageway road over small river gorge in limestone. Forms part of most attractive setting. Local legend has it that the body of Sir Charles de Leyburne of Cunswick Hall (Underbarrow and Bradleyfield Parish) was washed up here after being murdered and thrown into the river by his son Roger, who wished to come into his inheritance so he could marry. Roger said to have committed suicide when the body was found and his ghost haunts- Cunswick Scar.

Listing NGR: SD 51155 89081

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National Grid Reference: SD5115589081

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