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Bowling Green Bridge, Hornby

Description: Bowling Green Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322439

OS Grid Reference: SE2236593516
OS Grid Coordinates: 422365, 493516
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3367, -1.6575

Location: Hornby, North Yorkshire DL8 1NQ

Locality: Hornby
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1NQ

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Listing Text

SE 2237 9351

9/46 Bowling Green Bridge


Rustic bridge. c1806. For the 6th Duke of Leeds of Hornby Castle (qv).
Rubble. Narrow bridge of 5 round arches. Rock piers protected by elm
boards, supporting arches of bold rubble voussoirs. Smaller rubble parapet
above band. The 4 lakes in Hornby Park were formed c1790-1805. The bridge
separates the first 2 lakes, the so-called Bowling Green Pond and the Long
Pond. The name comes from the bowling green which, along with a 9-hole golf
course and tennis courts, formed pleasure gardens constructed after the
demolition of the Old Vicarage replaced 1828-9. VCH, i, p 159.

Listing NGR: SE2236593516

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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