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placename:- Grange Bridge
site name:- Derwent, River
locality:- Grange
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY25371747
coordinates:- NY25421744
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2517


Grange Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Grange -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 18.9.2005

Grange Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Grange -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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road bridge over the Derwent

date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P205, button   goto source.
Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 205:-
... through it [at Grange] obliquely runs the Derwent, clear as glass, and showing under its bridge every trout that passes. ...
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Roadbridge. Rebuilt early C19. Slate rubble. Double continuous bridge over twin arms of the River Derwent. Both of single width and single span with humped backs. Arches have thin slate voussoirs under solid parapet with rubble coping.

placename:- Grange Bridge
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25401746
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Rose 1832-35

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Derwentwater and the Village of Grange, from the Entrance to Borrowdale
Drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by W le Petit, 1833.
date:- 1833
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Farington 1789 (plate 2)

20 engravings, Views of the Lakes in Cumberland and Westmorland, drawn by Joseph Farington, published by William Byrne, London, 1789.
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Print, engraving, The Grange in Borrowdale, painted by Joseph Farington, engraved by W Byrne and T Medland, published by W Byrne, 79 Titchfield Street, London, 1784.
Grange Bridge over the River Derwent, Grange village and Low Scawdel and High Scawdel in the background?
Plate 2 from Views of the Lakes, &c, in Cumberland and Westmorland, published 1789.
date:- 1784
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Middiman 1784-92 (pl.2)

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Print, uncoloured engraving, Keswick Lake, Cumberland, drawn by J Smith, engraved and published by Samuel Middiman, London, 1784.
The view is of Grange Bridge, Borrowdale, on the River Derwent, not the lake; and is not a true picture of the double bridge
Plate 2 in a set of prints, part 1, Select Views in Great Britain.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
Drawn by J. Smith. / Engrav'd by S. Middiman. / KESWICK - LAKE. / Published as the Act directs, July 30th. 1784, by S. Middiman, London.
printed at top right:-
Plate 2.
date:- 1784
period:- 18th century, late

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Grange Bridge, Entrance to Borrowdale, Cumberland, published 1830s-40s?
printed at bottom:-

placename:- Grange Bridge
date:- 1830=1849
period:- 19th century, early

hearsay Built 1675?

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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