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place:- Watendlath Bridge ?
site name:- Watendlath Beck
locality:- Watendlath
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
packhorse bridge; bridge
coordinates:- NY27531633
10Km square:- NY21
References Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

1Km square NY2716

photograph

packhorse bridge, Watendlath -- Watendlath Beck -- Watendlath -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 17.2.2007
photograph

packhorse bridge, Watendlath -- Watendlath Beck -- Watendlath -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- Narrow voussoirs. -- 17.2.2007

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, packhorse bridge, Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower right:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, packhorse bridge, Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 61:-
...
... The bridge is worthy of notice, and crosses the stream at its outlet from the lake or tarn, ...
Page 168:-
...
Watendlath ... an extremely rude but picturesque bridge at its foot.
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
WATENDLATH PACKHORSE BRIDGE / / / BORROWDALE / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72156 / NY2754016335
courtesy of English Heritage
Packhorse bridge. C18. Slate rubble. Narrow single-span segmental-arched hump-back bridge, with split-slate voussoirs, under low parapet.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY27541633
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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Watendlath and the Stream of Lowdore
Drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by J Sands, 1833.

placename:- Stream of Lowdore
date:- 1833
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old photograph:- Bogg 1898

Book, Lakeland and Ribblesdale, OR A Thousand Miles of Wandering along the Roman Wall, the Old Border Region, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg, publishd by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
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Photograph, halftone print, Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by Edmund Bogg, published by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
Included on p.188 of Lakeland and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg.
date:-
period:- 19th century, late

22 foot span, 22 ins between parapets. Parapets added about 1902-07.
Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

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