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Description: Rustic Bridge over River Skell Approximately 300 Metres South-East of Outlet from the Lake, with For
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 331064
OS Grid Reference: SE2843969141
OS Grid Coordinates: 428439, 469141
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1174, -1.5664
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SE 2869 LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY STUDLEY PARK
ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS
9/60 Rustic Bridge over River
Skell approximately 300
metres south-east of
outlet from the Lake,
with ford and weir
approximately 2 metres to
Ford, weir and bridge. Ford and weir c1740 for John Aislabie, bridge
probably before 1781 for William Aislabie. Ford and weir: gritstone.
Approximately 3 metres wide, large setts flanked by curb stones. Downstream
edge forms a weir; partly collapsed at time of resurvey. Further details -
see ford 150 metres south-east of Lake outlet. Bridge: gritstone rubble and
boulders, with tufa blocks. Single-span shallow segmental arch with dressed
rubble and voussoirs. Rubble crest to parapet, large worn boulders as
terminals. The stones are mortared but carefully built up to give the
appearance of dry walling. The bridge carries a narrow bridle or pedestrian
pathway and replaced one of c1740 built in a Chinese Chippendale style
(Walker). The route led to the pagoda in the Chinese Wood further east
(demolished). W T C Walker, personal communication.
Listing NGR: SE2843969141
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