Description: Aldwark Bridge
Date Listed: 12 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 331824
OS Grid Reference: SE4671462176
OS Grid Coordinates: 446714, 462176
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0534, -1.2879
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GREAT OUSEBURN BOAT LANE
SE 46 SE
4/9 Aldwark Bridge
Tollbridge. Mid C18, part replaced in late C19. Iron-framed bridge with
timber decking, and one surviving brick arch on sandstone cutwater;
floodarches red brick in loose English garden wall bond with sandstone
dressings; sandstone and brick abutment walls and piers on Aldwark bank.
Flat 4-span bridge on tall slender columns flanked by semicircular brick
arches between pilaster piers with round-arched recessed panels. Arch on
Aldwark side is skewed and spans part of river. Arcades of semicircular
floodarches between pilaster piers and with flat, tooled coping, on each
bank. Arcade on Aldwark bank terminates in splayed walls with flat
coping, ramped up from piers with flat caps. Bridge statute approved in
1768; centre part washed away in flood of 1880. Also listed in the Parish of Aldwark.
Listing NGR: SE4671462176
Source: English Heritage
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