Description: Glasson Bridge
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
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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
Listing NGR: NY2539360612
Source: English Heritage
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