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Dykesfield Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Burgh By Sands, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.922 / 54°55'19"N

Longitude: -3.0817 / 3°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 330765

OS Northings: 559125

OS Grid: NY307591

Mapcode National: GBR 6CXJ.LD

Mapcode Global: WH6YP.MKQ2

Entry Name: Dykesfield Bridge

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78239

Location: Burgh By Sands, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Burgh by Sands

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Burgh-by-Sands St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 35 NW BURGH BY SANDS Dykesfield


5/54 Dykesfield Bridge


II

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 central parapet on supporting
wooden pillars. Plinth with rounded corners was originally the supporting
structure for a canal drawbridge. Increased in height to convert this to a
railway bridge, when the canal closed.


Listing NGR: NY3076559125

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