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placename:- Ashness Bridge
site name:- Barrow Beck
site name:- Ashness Beck
locality:- Ashness
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
packhorse bridge; bridge
coordinates:- NY27021968
10Km square:- NY21
References Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

1Km square NY2719

photograph

Ashness Bridge -- Barrow Beck -- Ashness Beck -- Ashness -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- Looking upstream. -- 3.4.2006
photograph

Ashness Bridge -- Barrow Beck -- Ashness Beck -- Ashness -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- Looking downstream; Joseph Farington's view, as near as can be judged. -- 17.2.2007

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, Ashness Bridge, Ashness, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower left:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, Ashness Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower right:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ASHNESS BRIDGE / / / BORROWDALE / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72124 / NY2703219695
courtesy of English Heritage
Packhorse bridge. C18 with C19 parapet and C20 widening. Slate rubble. Narrow single-span segmental hump-back bridge, with split-slate voussoirs, under solid parapets and rubble coping. This bridge lies partly in Borrowdale C.P.

placename:- Ashness Bridge
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY27031969
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Pearson 1900s

Guide book, Pearson's Gossipy Guide to the English Lakes and Neighbouring Districts, published by C Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London, 1900s.
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Print, halftone photograph, Derwentwater from Ashness Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumberland, published by C Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London, 1900s.
On p.161 of Pearson's Gossipy Guide to the English Lakes and Neighbouring Districts.
printed at bottom:-
DERWENTWATER FROM ASHNESS BRIDGE. (p.164). / (Skiddaw in the background).

placename:- Ashness Bridge
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.3 no.29)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lakes, Keswick and Skiddaw in the Distance, Cumberland, drawn by G Pickering, engraved by A le Petit, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1835.
vol.3 pl.29 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
. Pickering. / A. Le Petit. / DERWENT & BASSENTHWAITE LAKES,- KESWICK & SKIDDAW IN THE DISTANCE. / FISHER, SON & CO. LONDON, 1835.
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Farington 1789 (plate 1)

20 engravings, Views of the Lakes in Cumberland and Westmorland, drawn by Joseph Farington, published by William Byrne, London, 1789.
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Print, engraving, General View of Derwentwater, painted by Joseph Farington, engraved by W Byrne and T Medland, published by W Byrne, 79 Titchfield Street, London, 1784.
A packhorse on Ashness Bridge in the foreground, Derwent Water with many islands.
Plate 1 from Views of the Lakes, &c, in Cumberland and Westmorland, published 1789.
date:- 1784
period:- 18th century, late

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite, Cumberland, by John Harper, 1840.
View of Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite from Ashness Bridge, framed by hills and woods on both sides. A female figure walks across the bridge in the foreground. Executed in pencil with touches of white gouache on buff coloured paper. Preparatory sketch drawn on the spot by the artist.
at bottom left:-
9 Sep/40 Derwent Water & Bassenthwaite
date:- 1840
period:- 19th century, early

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Ashness Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough, 1860.
A small stone bridge spanning a river which flows into a lake with wooded shoreline. In the distance rise rocky fells.
inscribed & dated & signed at bottom right:-
From Lodor Aug 1860 Sam Bough
date:- 1860
period:- 19th century, late

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