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placename:- Pasture Beck Bridge
other name:- Walker Bridge
site name:- Pasture Beck
locality:- Hartsop
parish Patterdale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
packhorse bridge; bridge
coordinates:- NY41031295
10Km square:- NY41

1Km square NY4112


Pasture Beck Bridge -- Pasture Beck -- Hartsop -- Patterdale -- Cumbria / -- 17.8.2005

Pasture Beck Bridge -- Pasture Beck -- Hartsop -- Patterdale -- Cumbria / -- 17.8.2005 -- Underneath, it's possible to see widening.

old print:- Green 1809 -- probably relevant

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Print, soft ground etching, Bridge at Hartsope, probably Pasture Beck Bridge, Hartsop, Patterdale, Westmorland, by William Green, published by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row, London, 1809.
Plate 66 in Seventy Eight Studies from Nature.
printed in introductory pages to set of prints:-
Number 66. Hartsope, which is a village, consists of fourteen or fifteen houses, and is seven miles from Ambleside on the road to Patterdale over Kirkstone. It is near this place that the carriage and horse roads divide, meeting again at Goldrill Bridge near the Inn. ...
printed at bottom:-
BRIDGE AT HARTSOPE. / Published Ambleside, Augst. 1st. 1809, by W. Green.
date:- 1809
period:- 19th century, early

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
C17 packhorse bridge at the east end of the hamlet. Single round arch of wedge-shaped stones without a parapet. Widened, but still used only for pedestrians. For group notes see General group description under Low Hartsop.

placename:- Pasture Beck Bridge
district:- Eden
listed building -- packhorse bridge
coordinates:- NY41031295
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Sometimes called Walker Bridge. 15 foot span, widened to 11 ft, no parapets.
Hinchcliffe, Ernest: 1994: Packhorse Bridges of England: Cicerone Press (Milnthorpe, Cumbria)

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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