HAWES BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KENT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1145744

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1983

Statutory Address: HAWES BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KENT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HAWES BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KENT

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland (District Authority)

Parish: Helsington

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland (District Authority)

Parish: Natland

National Grid Reference: SD5115589081

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 75280

Legacy System: LBS

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