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Borough Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Langthorpe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0974 / 54°5'50"N

Longitude: -1.3955 / 1°23'43"W

OS Eastings: 439633

OS Northings: 467003

OS Grid: SE396670

Mapcode National: GBR LPP1.PY

Mapcode Global: WHD97.J8QP

Entry Name: Borough Bridge

Listing Date: 20 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331267

Location: Langthorpe, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO51

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Langthorpe

Built-Up Area: Boroughbridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

NORTH YORKSHIRE
HARROGATE
5338

SE 36 NE LANGTHORPE B 6265


3/28 Borough Bridge

20.6.66
- II


Bridge over River Ure. 1562, extensively rebuilt and widened to designs by
John Carr and Mr Gott 1785; repaired 1969. Sandstone ashlar. 3 segmental
arches, 2 pointed cutwaters to east side; semicircular cut-waters, probably
rebuilt, to west. 5 wide ribs beneath outer arches. The parapets rebuilt
over cutwaters which are carried up as buttresses and support the road
surface. The parapets continue beyond the bridge to the north and have
square terminals. The bridge spans the boundary between the parishes of
Boroughbridge and Langthorpe and between the old North and West Ridings.
The rebuilding in 1784-85 was by the 2 County surveyors: John Carr for the
North Riding and Mr Gott for the West. The structure was repaired in 2
halves; work was in progress in 1782-84 but the southern section
subsequently collapsed and had to be rebuilt, presumably to the complete
design by John Carr. The road builder Blind Jack Metcalfe of Knaresborough
is thought to have been involved with the construction. The 2 southern
arches are in the parish of Boroughbridge (qv). Harrogate Reference
Library, Pamphlet box: Boroughbridge. J Hatcher, The Industrial
Architecture of Yorkshire, 1985 p66.


Listing NGR: SE3963367003

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