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placename:- Folly Bridge
site name:- Derwent, River
locality:- Borrowdale
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY25051386
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2513

photograph

Folly Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Borrowdale -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 24.8.2008

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
FOLLY BRIDGE / / / BORROWDALE / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72144 / NY2506013872
courtesy of English Heritage
Footbridge. Inscribed on stone set against east face THIS BRIDGE WAS BUILT AT THE EXPENCE OF JOHN BRAITHWAITE OF SEATOLLOR 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 HEAVEN FOR HER RESTING PLACE. Slate rubble. Narrow single-span humped-back bridge, with slate voussoirs under solid parapet with slab coping. Cost 25 to build.

placename:- Folly Bridge
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25061387
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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