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Turn Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Snaith and Cowick, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6853 / 53°41'7"N

Longitude: -0.9897 / 0°59'22"W

OS Eastings: 466822

OS Northings: 421460

OS Grid: SE668214

Mapcode National: GBR PTJT.JN

Mapcode Global: WHFDH.RMXM

Entry Name: Turn Bridge

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164953

Location: Rawcliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Rawcliffe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Snaith

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SNAITH AND COWICK SNAITH ROAD
SE 62 SE
East Cowick
3/92 Turn Bridge
14.2.67
GV II
Bridge. C18. Tooled sandstone ashlar with some rock-faced ashlar
dressings. Triple-arched bridge with abutments splayed out to roadway
entrances. 3 bays, central bay breaks forward. Rock-faced ashlar plinth
with stepped-in upper course of smooth-faced ashlar. Central keyed
rusticated round arch, single side arches within plinth, with rock-faced
ashlar voussoirs. Band at original road level, coped parapet between
cylindrical piers with square bases, raised band and domed caps. Central
tunnel vault has chamfered rustication. Lower sections of bridge largely
obscured by soil (side arches only visible to north); roadway raised to
either side. Spans the Old River Don, now a small stream. This branch of
the Don was improved by Cornelius Vermuyden in the 1620s, and in further
improvements of 1726 this section was by-passed by a new cut to the south-
east.


Listing NGR: SE6682221460

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