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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: SKERTON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1212253

Location

SKERTON BRIDGE, OWEN ROAD
SKERTON BRIDGE, PARLIAMENT STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LancashireLancasterDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1970

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 383253

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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

LANCASTER

SD4762 PARLIAMENT STREET 1685-1/3/220 (North side (off)) 18/02/70 Skerton Bridge

II*

Public road bridge over River Lune. Completed 1788, altered c1849. By Thomas Harrison (Architect), Messrs Mesham (Builders), and Edward Exley (Carpenter). Sandstone ashlar. 5 gracefully shallow semi-elliptical arches with archbands, and above the semicircular cutwaters between them are aediculed niches with mutuled pediments and engaged Tuscan columns. The whole is crossed by a cornice with mutules, and a balustraded parapet in which plain panels alternate with groups of 6 balusters. The ramped approach at the east end was altered to make a passage for the 'Little' North-western Railway, opened in 1849.

Listing NGR: SD4795662355

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National Grid Reference: SD 47956 62355

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