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placename:- Bannisdale High Bridge
site name:- Bannisdale Beck
locality:- Bannisdale
parish Whitwell and Selside parish, once in Westmorland
parish Fawcett Forest parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY54100117
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5401


Bannisdale High Bridge -- Bannisdale Beck -- Bannisdale -- Whitwell and Selside and Fawcett Forest -- Cumbria / -- 22.8.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 28 13)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Bannisdale Old Bridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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double line, road, across a stream; bridge
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 262, Westmorland.
Road crosses a river, no bridge drawn.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Bridge over Bannisdale Beck. Probably C18 with late C18 widening to east. Stone rubble with dressed coping. Segmental arch; voussoirs to west side of irregular length, some outer voussoirs to shoulders. Plain parapets. Roadway is 8m wide. Originally on the route of the Heron Syke to Eamont Bridge turnpike road until 1820s when it was replaced by Bannisdale Low Bridge (q.v.) on new route.

placename:- Bannisdale High Bridge
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY54100116
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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