BRIDGE FROM ABBEY PRECINCT ACROSS ROAD TO AMPLEFORTH BANK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149605

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1985

Statutory Address: BRIDGE FROM ABBEY PRECINCT ACROSS ROAD TO AMPLEFORTH BANK

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Location

Statutory Address: BRIDGE FROM ABBEY PRECINCT ACROSS ROAD TO AMPLEFORTH BANK

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Ampleforth

National Grid Reference: SE 59861 78930

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 329563

Legacy System: LBS

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