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placename:- Change Bridge
other name:- Kendal Changeline Bridge
site name:- Lancaster Canal
locality:- Kendal
parish Kendal parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
canal bridge; bridge
coordinates:- SD52029174
10Km square:- SD59

1Km square SD5291

photograph

Change Bridge -- Lancaster Canal -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- 14.8.2005
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Change Bridge -- Lancaster Canal -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- Bridge number 186. -- 14.8.2005

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHANGE BRIDGE OVER FORMER LANCASTER-KENDAL CANAL / / GARDEN ROAD / KENDAL / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 351326 / SD5201891745
courtesy of English Heritage
Canal change bridge. Circa 1816-18. Probably by John Fletcher, engineer, based on original designs by John Rennie whose route for the Lancaster-Kendal Canal was authorised in 1792. Squared coursed limestone, with limestone voussoirs and projecting keystone to the single elliptical arch; string courses and coping to parapets. End pilasters. Ramped pathways to either side (with cobblestones intact to west approach) and retaining walls. Although the canal has been filled at this point the kerbstones of the towpath survive beneath the bridge. Some later rubble masonry walling to either side of the bridge is not bonded into the original structure. This is believed to be the only surviving change bridge in the Cumbria area.

placename:- Change Bridge
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD52019174
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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