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Moorgates Cattle Arch

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathland, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.383 / 54°22'58"N

Longitude: -0.7003 / 0°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 484505

OS Northings: 499384

OS Grid: SE845993

Mapcode National: GBR RKKR.5L

Mapcode Global: WHGBH.63R9

Entry Name: Moorgates Cattle Arch

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327593

Location: Goathland, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Goathland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Goathland St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

GOATHLAND MOORGATES
SE 89 NW
13/117 Moorgates Cattle Arch
GV II
Originally railway bridge. c.1845. For the York and North Midland
Railway Company. Rusticated sandstone with tooled dressings. Single
semicircular arch of shaped voussoirs on chamfered imposts between
pilaster buttresses. Moulded cornice beneath plain parapet with sloped
coping. Buttresses rise through cornice to form terminal piers to
parapet. Raked quadrant abutments with flat coping, and terminating in
square piers, form retaining walls on each side. Piers have shallow
pyramidal caps. Bridge was built beneath the original Whitby to Pickering
railway line, to facilitate the movement of cattle without driving them
across the line. Line was superseded in 1865 with the opening of the
improved Deviation Line.


Listing NGR: SE8450599384

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