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placename:- Dale End Bridge
site name:- Sprint, River
locality:- Longsleddale
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
packhorse bridge; bridge
coordinates:- NY51630010
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5100


Dale End Bridge -- Sprint, River -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 22.4.2004

old map:- Hodgson 1828

Map, 4 sheets, Westmorland, by T Hodgson, scale about 1 1/4 inches to 1 mile, engraved by W R Gardner, ?published by C Smith, 1828.
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date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

records:- Curwen 1926 -- probably relevant

Curwen, John F
1749/50 January 12 : Presentment that Dale End Bridge in the King's highway from the township of Longsleddale to the market town of K. Kendale upon the River Sprint is in such decay for want of rebuilding the same, and further that Mary Gibson, widow, Thomas Hudson, yeo., Alice Collinson, widow, Christopher Todd, yeo., John Harrison, yeo., all of Longsledddale, and Tho. Field of Flookborough, clerk, James Garnet of Underbarrow, yeo., John Richardson of Coldbeck, yeo., by reason of their tenure of certain lands adjoining the said highway ought to amend and rebuild the said bridge. (A. and K. Indictment Book, 1738-50). Upon the presentation that the bridge was rebuilt and in good and sufficient repair at the court held 27 April, 1750, the order was discharged. Ibid.

placename:- Dale End Bridge
person:- : Gibson, Mary, Mrs
person:- : Hudson, Thomas
person:- : Collinson, Alice, Mrs
person:- : Todd, Christopher
person:- : Harrison, John
date:- 1750
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Bridge probably built as packhorse bridge during C17 and widened on the South side later. Rubble with stone copings and single segmental arch. RCHM p. 157.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY51630010
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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