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placename:- Workington Bridge
site name:- Derwent, River
locality:- Workington
parish Workington borough, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY00762906
10Km square:- NY02

1Km square NY0029

photograph

Workington Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Workington -- Workington -- Cumbria / -- 13.5.2011
photograph

Workington Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Workington -- Workington -- Cumbria / -- 13.5.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 53 7)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Workington Bridge
bridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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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double line across the Derwent
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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double line across a stream

county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

old painting:-
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Painting, oil painting, Workington Bridge, over the River Derwent, Workington, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough, 1842.
A family group is seated in the foreground. Beside a wide river a small flock of sheep is being driven; cattle loiter in the shallows. Beyond the bridge rises a wooded hillside upon which stands Workington Hall; to right of composition lies a distant view of Workington.
signed & dated at bottom left:-
Sam Bough 1842
date:- 1842
period:- 19th century, early

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
WORKINGTON BRIDGE / / NORTHSIDE ROAD / WORKINGTON / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72281 / NY0077729075
courtesy of English Heritage
Roadbridge. Dated and inscribed on central parapet stones WORKINGTON BRIDGE, BUILT AD 1841, THOMAS MILTON CIVIL ENGINEER, THOMAS NELSON BUILDER (identical on each side). Calciferous sandstone ashlar. 3 segmental arches with rusticated voussoirs, on 2 round-ended piers. Solid parapet with chamfered coping on 3 paired pilasters. Cast iron parapet railings over northern arch. Later approach walling at either side and bridge over former railway are not of special interest.

placename:- Workington Bridge
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY00772907
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Workington Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Workington -- Workington -- Cumbria / -- 22.10.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Workington Bridge -- Derwent, River -- Workington -- Workington -- Cumbria / -- Plaque on east parapet:- -- 'WORKINGTON BRIDGE / BUILT A.D. 1841. / THOMAS MILTON CIVIL ENGINEER. / THOMAS NELSON BUILDER.' -- 22.10.2008

notes Damaged by the floods, 2009.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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