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Rustic Bridge over River Skell Approximately 700 Metres South-East of the Outlet from the Lake, with Ford Approximately 4 Metres to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1166 / 54°6'59"N

Longitude: -1.5596 / 1°33'34"W

OS Eastings: 428882

OS Northings: 469059

OS Grid: SE288690

Mapcode National: GBR KNKV.42

Mapcode Global: WHC7V.0SLJ

Entry Name: Rustic Bridge over River Skell Approximately 700 Metres South-East of the Outlet from the Lake, with Ford Approximately 4 Metres to South

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331068

Location: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

9/64 Rustic Bridge over River
Skell approximately 700
metres south-east of the
outlet from the Lake,
with ford approximately 4
metres to south


Ford and bridge. Ford c1740 for John Aislabie, bridge probably before 1781
for William Aislabie. Ford: gritstone setts flanked by curbstones.
Approximately 3 metres wide. For further details see ford 150 metrs south-
east of Lake outlet. Bridge: gritstone rubble and boulders, with tufa
blocks. Single-span shallow segmental arch with dressed rubble voussoirs.
Rubble crest to parapet, large boulders to terminals. The stones are
mortared but carefully built up to give the appearance of dry walling. The
bridge carries a narrow bridle or pedestrian pathway and replaced one of
c1740 built in a Chinese Chippendale style (W T C Walker, personal
communication). The route led to the pagoda in the Chinese Wood further
east (demolished).

Listing NGR: SE2888269059

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