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placename:- Rosgill Bridge
site name:- Lowther, River
locality:- Rosgill
parish Shap Rural parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY53421652
10Km square:- NY51

1Km square NY5316

photograph

Rosgill Bridge -- Lowther, River -- Rosgill -- Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- 22.8.2005

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.
thumbnail J5NY51NW, button to large image
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
BRIDGE OVER RIVER LOWTHER / / / SHAP RURAL / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74193 / NY5341616506
courtesy of English Heritage
Roadbridge. Late C17 replacement of wooden bridge. Possibly widened and parapets raised following 1887 report on bridge's condition. Coursed, squared rubble; wooden fencing replaces parapet over central and eastern arches. 3 segmental arches, each spanning c.35 ft, separated by cutwaters with polygonal refuges. Roadway c.10 ft wide; splayed stone parapets, to either end and over western arch, c.3 ft high.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY53411650
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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