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KIRKSTALL 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: KIRKSTALL BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1255850

Location

KIRKSTALL BRIDGE, BRIDGE ROAD

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465566

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 25966 35571

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