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Turn Bridge, Snaith and Cowick

Description: Turn Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164953

OS Grid Reference: SE6682221460
OS Grid Coordinates: 466822, 421460
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6853, -0.9897

Location: A1041, Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 9BY

Locality: Snaith and Cowick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 9BY

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Listing Text

SE 62 SE
East Cowick
3/92 Turn Bridge
Bridge. C18. Tooled sandstone ashlar with some rock-faced ashlar
dressings. Triple-arched bridge with abutments splayed out to roadway
entrances. 3 bays, central bay breaks forward. Rock-faced ashlar plinth
with stepped-in upper course of smooth-faced ashlar. Central keyed
rusticated round arch, single side arches within plinth, with rock-faced
ashlar voussoirs. Band at original road level, coped parapet between
cylindrical piers with square bases, raised band and domed caps. Central
tunnel vault has chamfered rustication. Lower sections of bridge largely
obscured by soil (side arches only visible to north); roadway raised to
either side. Spans the Old River Don, now a small stream. This branch of
the Don was improved by Cornelius Vermuyden in the 1620s, and in further
improvements of 1726 this section was by-passed by a new cut to the south-

Listing NGR: SE6682221460

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Source: English Heritage

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