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placename:- Pooley Bridge
site name:- Eamont, River
locality:- Pooley Bridge
parish Barton parish, once in Westmorland
parish Dacre parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY47002442
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4724

photograph

Pooley Bridge -- Eamont, River -- Pooley Bridge -- Barton and Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 4.1.2006
photograph

Pooley Bridge -- Eamont, River -- Pooley Bridge -- Barton and Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 10.4.2013

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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the bridge

placename:- Pooley Bridge

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ullswater)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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Drawn by a bridge symbol.
bridge
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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placename:- Pooley Bridge
bridge
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Ull)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Clearly marked over the Eamont.
bridge
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) -- presumably relevant

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 201:-
... I descended Dunmallet again by the side avenue, ... and came to Barton-bridge over the Eamont; then walked through a path in the wood round the bottom of the hill, came forth where the Eamont issues out of the lake, ...

placename:- Barton Bridge
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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double line, road, across a stream; bridge
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
POOLEY BRIDGE / / / DACRE / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73790 / NY4698724432
courtesy of English Heritage
Roadbridge. Inscribed on parapet stone JS & IR 1764. Squared blocks of dressed red and calciferous sandstone. 3 segmental arches with recessed voussoirs on piers with splayed cutwaters, carried up to form pedestrian refuges. Solid parapet with chamfered coping. This bridge lies partly in Barton C.P.

placename:- Pooley Bridge
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY46982443
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
POOLEY BRIDGE (THAT PART IN BARTON CP) / / B5320 / BARTON / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74501 / NY4699424427
courtesy of English Heritage
Roadbridge. Inscribed on parapet stone JS & IR 1764. Squared blocks of dressed red and calciferous sandstone. 3 segmental arches with recessed voussoirs on piers with splayed cutwaters, carried up to form pedestrian refuges. Solid parapet with chamfered coping. This bridge lies partly in Dacre C.P.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY46992442
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Pooley Bridge -- Eamont, River -- Pooley Bridge -- Barton and Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 4.1.2006

hearsay There was a fish weir before the bridge was built. Salmon and other fish were sold in a market in the village.

button   cross, Pooley Bridge
button   Crown Inn, Pooley Bridge
button   drain, Pooley Bridge
button   Dunmallard Hill, Dacre
button   Elm House, Pooley Bridge
button   Eusemere, Barton
button   Finnkle Cottage, Pooley Bridge
button   house, Pooley Bridge
button   Molly Proudfoots Well, Barton
button   Parkin Memorial Hall, Pooley Bridge
button   pinfold, Pooley Bridge
button   Pooley Bridge bridge, Barton
button   Pooley Bridge Inn, Pooley Bridge
button   Pooley Bridge Pier, Dacre
button   Pooley Bridge, Barton: Catstycam
button   St Paul, Pooley Bridge
button   station, Pooley Bridge
button   station, Ullswater
button   Sun, Pooley Bridge
button   Sunnyside Barn, Pooley Bridge
button   Windy Nook, Pooley Bridge

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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