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placename:- Atkinsons Bridge
site name:- Lancaster Canal
locality:- Farleton
parish Beetham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
canal bridge; bridge; accommodation bridge
coordinates:- SD53788139
10Km square:- SD58

1Km square SD5381

photograph

Atkinsons Bridge -- Lancaster Canal -- Farleton -- Beetham -- Cumbria / -- 29.10.2006

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ATKINSON'S BRIDGE OVER KENDAL/LANCASTER CANAL / / / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76588 / SD5377781387
courtesy of English Heritage
Canal bridge. c.1816. Probably by John Fletcher, engineer, from the original designs of John Rennie whose route for the canal was authorised in 1792. Squared, coursed limestone with limestone string and copings and rounded fender course. Single elliptical arch with rusticated voussoirs and keystone. Parapets curved in plan with pilasters to each end and steps up to roadway at South-West corner. Approx. 3m wide between parapets.

placename:- Atkinson's Bridge
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD53778138
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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