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Gunnerside New Bridge, Melbecks

Description: Gunnerside New Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322027

OS Grid Reference: SD9498797800
OS Grid Coordinates: 394987, 497800
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3757, -2.0787

Location: B6270, Melbecks, North Yorkshire DL11 6LA

Locality: Melbecks
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 6LA

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Listing Text

SD 99 NW
14/88 Gunnerside New Bridge
- II
Bridge. Early 1830s. Rubble. 2 arches, semi-circular to south,
segmental to north with voussoirs and central cutwater. Crude string
below parapet with rock-faced coping. Built by Edward Broderick of
Spring End to relieve unemployment caused by depression in the lead-
mining industry. Work was in progress in 1835. The bridge was
repeatedly rebuilt after being washed away by floods in C19. M Batty,
Gunnerside Chapel and Gunnerside Folk, 1967.

Listing NGR: SD9498797800

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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