SKERTON BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1212253
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1970
Statutory Address:
SKERTON BRIDGE, OWEN ROAD
Statutory Address:
SKERTON BRIDGE, PARLIAMENT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SKERTON BRIDGE, OWEN ROAD
Statutory Address:
SKERTON BRIDGE, PARLIAMENT STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 47956 62355

Details

LANCASTER

SD4762 PARLIAMENT STREET 1685-1/3/220 (North side (off)) 18/02/70 Skerton Bridge

II*

Public road bridge over River Lune. Completed 1788, altered c1849. By Thomas Harrison (Architect), Messrs Mesham (Builders), and Edward Exley (Carpenter). Sandstone ashlar. 5 gracefully shallow semi-elliptical arches with archbands, and above the semicircular cutwaters between them are aediculed niches with mutuled pediments and engaged Tuscan columns. The whole is crossed by a cornice with mutules, and a balustraded parapet in which plain panels alternate with groups of 6 balusters. The ramped approach at the east end was altered to make a passage for the 'Little' North-western Railway, opened in 1849.

Listing NGR: SD4795662355

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
383253
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 05 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12816/16
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