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BRIDGE FROM ABBEY PRECINCT ACROSS ROAD TO AMPLEFORTH BANK

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: BRIDGE FROM ABBEY PRECINCT ACROSS ROAD TO AMPLEFORTH BANK

List entry Number: 1149605

Location

BRIDGE FROM ABBEY PRECINCT ACROSS ROAD TO AMPLEFORTH BANK

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ampleforth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329563

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

AMPLEFORTH AMPLEFORTH ABBEY SE 57 NE

5/4 Bridge from Abbey Precinct across road to

9.9.85 Ampleforth Bank

The description shall be amended to read:

Footbridge. c1854, restored c1930. Rusticated limestone ashlar. Single span across road with second arch built into the slope of the bank, a further third arch formerly led down into the Abbey precinct, but this has been demolished. Stepped parapet, rebuilt at top c1930. The bridge post-dates a Royal Proclamation issued 15th June 1854 forbidding the wearing of Catholic vestments and ornaments in public, for the bridge was designed to link the abbey with the cemetery on Ampleforth Bank.

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AMPLEFORTH AMPLEFORTH ABBEY SE 57 NE

5/4 Bridge from abbey precinct across road to 9.9.85 Ampleforth Bank

GV II

Bridge. Probably early C19 in origin with later rebuilding. Rusticated limestone ashlar. Single span across road with a second arch built into the slope of the bank. Stepped parapet, rebuilt at top. In origin the bridge may pre-date the 1829 Catholic Emancipation Act, its purpose being to shield the monks from sight as they crossed the road.

Listing NGR: SE5986178930

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National Grid Reference: SE 59861 78930

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