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Easton Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowness, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.926 / 54°55'33"N

Longitude: -3.1317 / 3°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 327570

OS Northings: 559617

OS Grid: NY275596

Mapcode National: GBR 6CKG.SZ

Mapcode Global: WH6YN.VGW1

Entry Name: Easton Bridge

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71901

Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bowness

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 25 NE BOWNESS Easton


6/23 Easton 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. When the railway closed in 1964, the
wooden supports were placed under the bridge.


Listing NGR: NY2757059617

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