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Myton Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Myton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0948 / 54°5'41"N

Longitude: -1.3348 / 1°20'5"W

OS Eastings: 443602

OS Northings: 466749

OS Grid: SE436667

Mapcode National: GBR MP32.TW

Mapcode Global: WHD98.GBLP

Entry Name: Myton Bridge

Listing Date: 19 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333400

Location: Myton-on-Swale, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO51

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Parish: Myton-on-Swale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Myton-on-Swale St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

Listing Text

MYTON ON SWALE

158/4/10000 MAIN STREET
19-DEC-91 (Off)
MYTON BRIDGE

II
Iron bridge. 1868, restored 2002. Cast iron and red brick with ashlar dressings. Single span, shallow triple arched cast iron bridge, with open work spandrels with circular panels filled with shields decorated with a lion relief. Slightly projecting surface supported on iron cross girders with octagonal patterned iron balustrade with iron hand rail. The abutments are brick with projecting corner piers, those on the river side have chamfered ashlar plinths, bracketed cornice and pyramidical caps. Behind are brick parapet walls with ashlar coping carved on simpler ashlar brackets. The end piers are shorter with chamfered plinth and pyramidal caps.

Built for the Lord of the Manor, Major H.M. Staplyton. The infill panels above the ribs include a replica of the Stapylton family coat of arms.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
Myton Bridge is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Craftsmanship: The bridge is of shallow, triple-arched cast iron construction, with open work spandrels and circular panels
* Artistic Treatment: Infill panels contain shields decorated with a lion relief, and the Stapylton family coat of arms
* Historic: This bridge was built for the Lord of Manor, Major Stapylton

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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