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placename:- Row Bridge
site name:- Mosedale Beck
locality:- Wasdale Head
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
packhorse bridge; bridge
coordinates:- NY18640882
10Km square:- NY10
References Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

1Km square NY1808

photograph

Row Bridge -- Mosedale Beck -- Wasdale Head -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- 11.5.2006
photograph

Row Bridge -- Mosedale Beck -- Wasdale Head -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- 11.5.2006

old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908)

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Print, colour halftone, Wastdalehead and Great Gable, Towards evening in autumn, Nether Wasdale, Cumberland, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
Showing the packhorse bridge, Wasdale Head.
Opposite p.86 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer.
printed at tissue opposite the print:-
WASTDALEHEAD AND GREAT GABLE / Towards evening in autumn
printed at signed lower left:-
[A HEATON COOPER]
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908)

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Print, colour halftone, Wastdalehead, Wastwater, Nether Wasdale, Cumberland, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
Opposite p.94 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer.
printed at tissue opposite the print:-
WASTDALEHEAD, WASTWATER
printed at signed lower right:-
A HEATON COOPER
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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road across Mosedale Beck
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ROW BRIDGE NORTH OF HOTEL / / / WASDALE / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76283 / NY1864908823
courtesy of English Heritage
Packhorse bridge, probably C18. Slate wedges end on; self-supporting, without parapets. Single segmental arch spanning c15 ft; pathway c3 ft wide, concreted.

placename:- Row Bridge
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY18640882
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Row Bridge -- Mosedale Beck -- Wasdale Head -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- 11.5.2006

27 foot span, 48 ins wide, no parapets.
Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

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