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place:- bridge, Seatoller
locality:- Seatoller
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge; folly
coordinates:- NY251139
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2513

hearsay Over a tributary to the River Derwent, behind Mountain View. A folly:-
This bridge was built at the / expence of John Braithwaite / of Seatoller in the Year of / our Lord 1781. / By Thomas Hayton and / Richard Bowness. / I count this folly You have done / As you have neither Wife nor Son / Daughter I have, God give her Grace / And I Heaven for her Resting place.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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