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placename:- Longtown Bridge
site name:- Esk, River
locality:- Longtown
parish Arthuret parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY37786888
10Km square:- NY36

1Km square NY3768

Built in 1700s.
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Longtown Bridge -- Esk, River -- Longtown -- Arthuret -- Cumbria / -- 15.9.2006
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Longtown Bridge -- Esk, River -- Longtown -- Arthuret -- Cumbria / -- 15.9.2006

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LONGTOWN BRIDGE / / / ARTHURET / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 78100 / NY3777768882
courtesy of English Heritage
Road bridge over the River Esk. Dated 1756 on south parapet datestone, for Rev. Robert Graham. Inscribed on north parapet: REPAIRED & WIDENED 1889: C20 strengthening. Red sandstone ashlar. 5 segmental arches, with recessed voussoirs, on 4 splayed piers with concrete bases. Solid parapets with chamfered copings. Central C19 cast iron standard gas lamp with decorated column, now converted to electricity. Builders' maintenance bond of 1756 in Carlisle Record Office, gives details of how the bridge was financed (QAB/4). Lies partly in Kirkandrews C.P.

placename:- Longtown Bridge
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY37776888
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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