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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: DEVIL'S BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1138104

Location

DEVIL'S BRIDGE, BRIDGE BROW

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaSouth LakelandDistrict AuthorityCasterton
CumbriaSouth LakelandDistrict AuthorityKirkby Lonsdale

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: 75125

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRIDGE BROW 1. 5166 Devil's Bridge SD 67 NW 4/15 I

2. C15 or early C16. Ashlar and dressed stone. Bridge of three unequal segmental arches, each with four ribs and three chamfers. Two piers with cutwaters which are chamfered back to semi-octagonal refuges at level of roadway. One string. Solid parapet. At Casterton end the remains of sundial, with raised lettering " .. n Constabl C ... Lonsdale War .." "Feare God honer the .. 1673". Once carried the road from Kendal to Skipton, but replaced in 1930s by new bridge 150 m to south. One of finest medieval bridges in England. (RCHM). Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD6155678235

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Inventory Of Westmorland' in Inventory Of Westmorland, (1936)

National Grid Reference: SD 61556 78235

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