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Ferry Bridge, Brotherton

Description: Ferry Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 326065

OS Grid Reference: SE4835224640
OS Grid Coordinates: 448352, 424640
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7159, -1.2688

Location: Old Great North Road, Brotherton, North Yorkshire WF11 8PR

Locality: Brotherton
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: WF11 8PR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Ferrybridge near Knottingley, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SE 42 NE
5/9 Ferry Bridge
(formerly listed under
Bridge. Inscribed on plaques: 'JOHN CARR, ESQUIRE,/ OF YORK, ARCHITECT./
BUILDER./1804.' with C20 restoration. Tooled millstone grit ashlar.
8 round-headed arches of which there are 4 land arches to Ferrybridge side
and one to Brotherton, and 3 larger river arches. River arches have volute
keystones and hoodmoulds. Plain keystones to 2 flanking land arches,
otherwise rusticated surrounds. Canted cutwaters between river arches
surmounted by refuges in parapet. To either side of river arches a pier
with niche in quoined surround. Dentilled cornice to section bordered by
piers, otherwise ashlar band. 3 course parapet with vase balustrade to
central section. Parapet has splayed ends with rounded caps to 3 ends.

Listing NGR: SE4835224640

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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