Description: Bridge Across River Don
Date Listed: 27 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 334572
OS Grid Reference: SE5387601467
OS Grid Coordinates: 453876, 401467
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5071, -1.1891
SE50SW SPROTBROUGH SPROTBROUGH BOAT
7/51 Bridge across
River Don (formerly
listed as Sprotbrough
27.5.53 II Bridge).
Bridge. Mid C19 for Sir Joseph William Copley; central span replaced 1897
in ironwork by Newton Chambers of Sheffield. Fabricated iron central span;
rock-faced sandstone walling to piers and flanking causeways. Causeways each
have 3 segmental arches with rusticated voussoirs springing from cavetto-moulded
imposts; brick soffits; some waterspouts in spandrels; cornices beneath roughcast
parapets with copings which terminate at end piers each with ashlar frieze and
modillioned cornice. Central span has rivetted girders with cross-braced side
panels set into rebates in quoined and corniced abutment piers. Square-latticed
balustrade with wooden handrail on downstream side. Oval plaques at each end of
"ERECTED / BY / NEWTON CHAMBERS / & CO. LIMITED / THORNCLIFFE / IRONWORKS /
SHEFFIELD / 1897".
Spans the River Don and is partly in the parish of Warmsworth.
Kelly's Directory, West Riding, 1889, p1105.
Listing NGR: SE5387601467
Source: English Heritage
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