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Latitude: 54.9346 / 54°56'4"N
Longitude: -3.1659 / 3°9'57"W
OS Eastings: 325393
OS Northings: 560612
OS Grid: NY253606
Mapcode National: GBR 6CBC.DW
Mapcode Global: WH6YN.B7ND
Entry Name: Glasson Bridge
Listing Date: 8 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1137064
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71910
Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 26 SE BOWNESS Glasson Bridge
3/32 Glasson Bridge
Bridge over canal, later railway bridge. 1819-23 for the Carlisle Canal;
additions of 1853-4 for the Port Carlisle Dock and Railway Company. Squared and
coursed red and calciferous sandstone; cast-iron parapet. Plinth with rounded
corners was originally the supporting structure for a canal drawbridge.
Increased in height to convert this to a railway bridge. Port Carlisle branch
Listing NGR: NY2539360612
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