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Bridge over Birdforth Beck Approximately 60 Metres to South-West of Church of St Cuthbert, Sessay

Description: Bridge over Birdforth Beck Approximately 60 Metres to South-West of Church of St Cuthbert

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332893

OS Grid Reference: SE4639774678
OS Grid Coordinates: 446397, 474678
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1658, -1.2909

Location: Race Lane, Sessay, North Yorkshire YO7 3NA

Locality: Sessay
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 3NA

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Listing Text

SE 47 SE
7/35 Bridge over Birdforth
Beck, approximately 60
metres to south-west of
Church of St Cuthbert
Road bridge. Probably medieval arch, otherwise mid C19. Rubble, with-ashlar
dressings and footings of large blocks of tooled stone. Shallow, double-chamfered
pointed arch, with 5 chamfered ribs to soffit; arch flanked by short, shallow
buttresses with offset tops and, outside these, narrower full-height offset
buttresses; above arch, on each side, an ogee-headed niche containing shield
depicting Dawnay and Pagot arms; parapet which has chamfered coping, rises up over
this to peak. Side walls terminate in wide quoined buttresses with offsets, except
for north-east wall which continues to join churchyard wall (qv).
Utley on North Riding Bridges: Bridges Book I, p 162 (held at North Yorkshire
Record Office).

Listing NGR: SE4639774678

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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