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placename:- High Borrow Bridge
site name:- Borrow Beck
locality:- Borrowdale
parish Fawcett Forest parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY55010404
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5504

photograph

High Borrow Bridge -- Borrow Beck -- Borrowdale -- Fawcett Forest -- Cumbria / -- 22.7.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 28 9)

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:- High Borrow Old Bridge
other name:- Borrow Old Bridge, High
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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High Borrow B.
double line, road, across a stream; bridge

placename:- High Borrow Bridge
other name:- Borrow Bridge, High
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
HIGH BORROW BRIDGE / / / FAWCETT FOREST / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 75634 / NY5500504043
courtesy of English Heritage
Bridge over Borrow Beck. Probably C18 with late c18 widening. Stone rubble. Segmental arch with thin voussoirs, some of those to east face are long. Plain straight parapet with upright stones to coping. Roadway approx. 3.5m wide. On route of Heron Syke to Eamont Bridge turnpike road, 1856, replaced by new route over Shap Fell, crossing Borrow Beck over Huck's Bridge, (q.v.), c1826.

placename:- High Borrow Bridge
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY55000404
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearsay Used by the Heron Syke to Eamont Bridge turnpike, 1756.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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