Description: Bowling Green Bridge
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
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SE 2293-2393 HORNBY HORNBY PARK
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
Source: English Heritage
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