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placename:- Crookgill Bridge
other name:- Crookdale Bridge
site name:- Crookdale Beck
locality:- Hause Foot
parish Fawcett Forest parish, once in Westmorland
parish Shap Rural parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY55020554
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5505


Crookgill Bridge -- Crookdale Beck -- Hause Foot -- Fawcett Forest and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- 22.7.2005

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 94)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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A bridge between mile 265 and 266.
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

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 265, Westmorland.
Road crosses a:-
drawn over a river.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Bridge over Crookdale Beck. Probably C18. Stone rubble. Segmental arch with thin irregular voussoirs. Low parapets, collapsed to north ends. Roadway approx 3.5m wide. On route of Heron Syke to Eamont Bridge turnpike road, 1756, replaced by new route over Shap Fell, c1826.

placename:- Crookdale Bridge
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY55020555
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearsay Probably 18th century, on the Heron Syke to Eamont Bridge turnpike, 1756.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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