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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DEVILS BRIDGE (THAT PART IN CASTERTON CP)

List entry Number: 1086899

Location

DEVILS BRIDGE (THAT PART IN CASTERTON CP), BRIDGE ROW

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaSouth LakelandDistrict AuthorityCasterton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75615

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History

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Details

SD 67 NW CASTERTON BRIDGE ROW

19/36 Devil's Bridge (that 22.3.83 (Kirkby Lonsdale CP) part in Casterton CP)

I

Bridge. C15 or early C16. Ashlar and dressed stone. 3 triple-chamfered segmental arches, that to east end smaller; 4 ribs to soffits. Piers have triangular cutwaters to each side, rising to canted refuges; canted abutments. String course with some waterspouts and coped parapet. Roadway approx. 4m across. On north side of south parapet an inscription: "CASTERTON KIRK BY LONSDALE" with arrows. At south side of east end a sundial; a square block on octagonal shaft with 4 fillets, top has roll moulding and octagonal recess. Lettering to front apparently reads: "N : CONSTABL C : LONSDALE WAR"; "FEARE GOD HONER THE : 1673". Carried the Kendal to Skipton road until replaced by Stanley Bridge, 150m to south, in 1930s. One of the finest medieval bridges in England. See RCHM Westmorland. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD6156378234

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Inventory Of Westmorland - Date: 1936 - Journal Title: Inventory Of Westmorland

National Grid Reference: SD 61563 78234

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