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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: GELT BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1335587

Location

GELT BRIDGE

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaCarlisleDistrict AuthorityHayton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Mar-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78051

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History

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Details

NY 53250 57300 HAYDON NY 55 NW 5/60 Gelt Bridge 1.4.57 (formerly listed as Middle Gelt Bridge)

G.V. II*

Railway bridge over River Gelt. Dated 1832-35 for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, inscribed on panel in abutment arch GELT BRIDGE/FRANCIS GILES CIVIL ENGINEER/JOHN MCKAY BUILDER (dates in Roman numerals), similar Latin inscription in opposite abutment. Channelled rusticated red sandstone ashlar, smooth voussoirs with V-jointsand iron railing parapet. 3 large skew arches on 2 piers. One of the earliest and largest skew arched bridges in the country.

Listing NGR: NY5324757324

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National Grid Reference: NY 53247 57324

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