KIRKSTALL BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255850
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
KIRKSTALL BRIDGE, BRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
KIRKSTALL BRIDGE, BRIDGE ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 25966 35571

Details

LEEDS

SE2535 BRIDGE ROAD 714-1/21/913 Kirkstall Bridge

GV II

Road bridge over River Aire. 1912, altered C20. By JA Mackay, City Engineer, for Leeds Corporation. Rusticated stone piers, cast-iron segmental arches and parapet railings to road deck. 3 arches span river, carrying roadway sloping up from east to west. Abutments have stone plaques with city coat of arms to river and vertical piercings with stone seat to road level; the vertical piercings repeated in the spandrels of the arches and parapet rails, the latter having pierced panels and raised circular motifs to handrail. Cast-iron plaque at east end of north side has raised lettering: 'CITY OF LEEDS/ KIRKSTALL BRIDGE/ THIS BRIDGE/ WAS ERECTED BY THE LEEDS CORPORATION/ AND OPENED TO TRAFFIC IN JUNE 1912/ IMPROVEMENTS COMMITTEE/ COUNCILLOR W. NICHOLSON J.P. LORD MAYOR/ ALDERMEN/ F.M.LUPTON J.P. (CHAIRMAN)/ A.F.L.HEPTON R.PICKERSGILL J.P./ COUNCILLORS/ W.GIBSON (DEPUTY CHAIRMAN) W.BAXTER/ D.B.FOSTER I.BRASSINGTON/ B.DICKINSON J.P. J.A.MACKAY/ A.J.EAGLE T.O.VAUSE/ W.T.LANCASHIRE M.INST./CITY ENGINEER/ H.ARNOLD AND SONS/ CONTRACTORS/ J.BUTLER AND CO /SUB CONTRACTORS (STEEL AND IRONWORK)'. Lamp posts added mid C20.



Listing NGR: SE2596635571

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465566
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: 12 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/08411/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Karran. Source Historic England Archive
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