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NEW 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: NEW BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1150597

Location

NEW BRIDGE, DARLEY ROAD

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Birstwith

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331149

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History

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Details

BIRSTWITH DARLEY ROAD SE 26 SW (north side, off)

9/21 New Bridge 6.3.67 GV II

Bridge over River Nidd. 1822, possibly reusing earlier materials. Coursed squared gritstone, of sandy texture on north-west (upstream) side and harder greyer stone on south-east; paved with river cobbles. A single high round arch carries the 2-metre wide causeway over a span of approximately 20 metres. Voussoirs and projecting band, rounded parapet coping; the parapet terminates in square bollards with pyramidal caps. At each end the width of the path is narrowed by a pair of stone bollards approximately 60 centimetres high, rounded and with grooved surfaces. 2 iron loops are built into the parapet outer surface on the upstream side. A stone stile is built into the parapet wall, south-west end. The bridge stands on the pack- horse track from Otley to Ripon. The earlier single-span bridge which stood about 25 yards upstream was demolished in 1822; it is likely that this bridge has reused stone from it and is of a similar style. A Scheduled Ancient Monument. H Speight, Nidderdale, 1894, p 398.

Listing NGR: SE2357360293

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Speight, H, Nidderdale, (1894), 398

National Grid Reference: SE 23573 60293

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