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Glasson Bridge, Bowness

Description: Glasson Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 71910

OS Grid Reference: NY2539360612
OS Grid Coordinates: 325393, 560612
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9346, -3.1659

Location: Bowness, Cumbria CA7 5EA

Locality: Bowness
Local Authority: Allerdale Borough Council
County: Cumbria
Country: England
Postcode: CA7 5EA

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Listing Text

NY 26 SE BOWNESS Glasson Bridge

3/32 Glasson Bridge


Bridge over canal, later railway bridge. 1819-23 for the Carlisle Canal;
additions of 1853-4 for the Port Carlisle Dock and Railway Company. Squared and
coursed red and calciferous sandstone; cast-iron parapet. Plinth with rounded
corners was originally the supporting structure for a canal drawbridge.
Increased in height to convert this to a railway bridge. Port Carlisle branch
closed 1932.

Listing NGR: NY2539360612

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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