Description: Brompton Bridge
Date Listed: 6 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322067
OS Grid Reference: SE2116599894
OS Grid Coordinates: 421165, 499894
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3941, -1.6755
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BROMPTON-ON-SWALE B 6271
11/4 Brompton Bridge
Bridge. Possibly in part of 1691, with mid - late C18 and early C19
rebuilding and widening. Ashlar and rubble. Single segmental arch.
Downstream side, older section: rubble with ashlar voussoirs and slab hood-
mould; cobble parapet with segmental ashlar coping. Widened upstream:
ashlar sandstone with rock-faced rusticated voussoirs; band; ashlar parapet
with segmental coping. An older bridge, in existence in the C12, was
rebuilt in 1691, and possibly again, and widened later. The road from
Brompton to Richmond was turnpiked 1750-1. Brompton-on-Swale Workers'
Education Association, Guided Walk Round Old Brompton-on-Swale (1983), item
41; Clarkson, History of Richmond, (1821), p 389ff; Jervoise, Ancient
Bridges of the North of England (1931), p 87; VCH i, p 51.
Listing NGR: SE2116599894
Source: English Heritage
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