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Bridge Approximately 15 Metres North of Beckfoot Farmhouse, Bingley

Description: Bridge Approximately 15 Metres North of Beckfoot Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 337900

OS Grid Reference: SE1050538452
OS Grid Coordinates: 410505, 438452
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8422, -1.8418

Location: Beckfoot Lane, Queensbury, Bradford BD16 1AR

Locality: Bingley
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD16 1AR

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/47 Bridge approx 15m
24.10.74 north of Beck foot
Farmhouse (formerly
listed as bridge over
the Howden Beck)(rear
of Beckfoot Farm)


Pack-horse bridge. c1723. Hammer-dressed stone, single segmental
arch with well dressed voussoirs set back from overhanging parapet
with added wooden railings. The Parish Constable's Account for
January 7, 1723 records the payment of £10 to Benja. Craven and
Josa Scott, masons " for building a Stone Bridge ovr Howden Beck at
Beckfoot. In consideracon whereof ye said Benja. Craven and Joshua
Scott doe hereby promise joyfully and severally to uphold and keep
the sd Bridge in good and sufficient repair during the terme of seaven
years from the day hereof, as witness our hands the day and year above sd".

Illustrated in Country Life, August 29, 1957, p399.

Listing NGR: SE1050538452

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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