KILDWICK BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1167718
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1954
Statutory Address:
KILDWICK BRIDGE, KEIGHLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
KILDWICK BRIDGE, KEIGHLEY ROAD

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Craven (District Authority)
Parish:
Kildwick
National Grid Reference:
SE 01115 45699

Details

SE 04 NW KILDWICK KEIGHLEY ROAD

1/16 Kildwick Bridge

10.9.54

GV I

Bridge. 1305 - 1313 for the monks of Bolton Abbey, widened on east side 1780, parapet and flanking walls repaired C19, strengthened 1961. Ashlar with gritstone rubble patching and repairs. 4 arches, pointed cutwaters. West side with medieval work has 2 pointed northern arches and 2 round arches to south. Chamfered voussoirs and 5 deep chamfered ribs to each arch. Projecting band at road level; ridged parapet coping. East side: 4 round arches, projecting band and parapet as west, shallow buttresses rising from the cutwaters. One of the earliest documented medieval bridges, work continuing from 1305 until 1313 with a break during 1311; costs to masons, carters, stone-breakers, are recorded and a lime kiln was constructed in 1308. The bridge carried the main routeway for monks from Bolton Abbey, across the River Aire towards Lancashire. E. Jervoise, Ancient Bridges in the North of England, 1931, p100. R. Mason, Telegraph and Argus, March 15, 1980, article.

Listing NGR: SE0111545699

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
324743
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jervoise, E , The Ancient Bridges in the North of England, (1931), 100
'Telegraph and Argus' in 15 March, (1980)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05669/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Joanne Crowther. Source Historic England Archive
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