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Catterick Bridge, Brough with St Giles

Description: Catterick Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322065

OS Grid Reference: SE2273099369
OS Grid Coordinates: 422730, 499369
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3893, -1.6515

Location: Gatherley Road, Brough With St Giles, North Yorkshire DL10 7HX

Locality: Brough with St Giles
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 7HX

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Listing Text

SE 29 NW
8/2 Catterick Bridge
4/2/69 (Formerly listed in the
Parish of Brough)


Bridge. 1422, probably rebuilt 1565-90, much repaired C17, widened 1792.
Older bridge for William de Burgh of Brough Hall, widening by John Carr of
York. Sandstone ashlar. 4 arches separated by triangular cutwaters with
hollow-chamfered tops sweeping up to canted pedestrian retreats. Band.
Parapets with triangular coping terminating in circular bollards, the
downstream parapet curving outwards in plan. Older bridge on upstream side:
central 2 arches of 2 slightly-pointed chamfered orders, outer arches
semicircular and faced with C18 stonework. Undersides of earlier arches
bear masons' marks. The Carr bridge on downstream side: 3 semicircular
arches and 1 segmental arch, with torus archivolts. Small barrel-vaulted
chamber in spandrel adjacent to southernmost arch on downstream side. The
contract for building the bridge survives in the County Record Office.
There was a chantry chapel, dedicated to St Anne, founded in 1505, on the
south-east side of the medieval bridge. Part of downstream parapet
dismantled at time of resurvey. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Partly
in the parish of Brough with St Giles. E Jervoise, Ancient Bridges of The
North of England, (1931), p 87; York Georgian Society, The Works in.
Architecture of John Carr (1973), p 6; VCH i, p 301.

Listing NGR: SE2273099369

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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