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OUSE BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FLIGHTS OF STEPS

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: OUSE BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FLIGHTS OF STEPS

List entry Number: 1259354

Location

OUSE BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FLIGHTS OF STEPS, BRIDGE STREET

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462986

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6051NW BRIDGE STREET 1112-1/28/10 Ouse Bridge and attached flights of 14/06/54 steps (Formerly Listed as: Ouse Bridge)

GV II

Bridge with flights of steps attached at each end on downstream side. 1810-20, with early C20 lamp standards. By Peter Atkinson junior. Limestone ashlar, rusticated; painted cast-iron lamp standards. 3-span bridge, with segmental arches of rusticated voussoirs between piers containing round-headed niches on half-octagonal cutwaters. Moulded cornice beneath sunk-panelled parapet with cambered coping. Piers rise into parapet to form plinths for fluted tapering lamp standards, branching at top for pendant lanterns, and with stylised flame finial. Similar flights of steps on east and west banks are straight with plain parapets, moulded cambered coping and cylindrical terminal piers with moulded flat caps. HISTORICAL NOTE: when the bridge foundation stone was laid a brass plate was set in a cavity, inscribed:- "The First Stone of This Bridge was laid December 10th in the Year MDCCCX and in the reign of George the Third by the Rt. Hon. Geo. Peacock Lord Mayor. Peter Atkinson Architect". (City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 48-50).

Listing NGR: SE6021751648

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 48-50

National Grid Reference: SE 60217 51648

Map

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