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placename:- Eamont Bridge
site name:- Eamont, River
locality:- Eamont Bridge
parish Yanwath and Eamont Bridge parish, once in Westmorland
parish Penrith town, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY52202875
10Km square:- NY52

1Km square NY5228

photograph

Eamont Bridge -- Eamont, River -- Eamont Bridge -- Yanwath and Eamont Bridge and Penrith -- Cumbria / -- 2.6.2006
photograph

Eamont Bridge -- Eamont, River -- Eamont Bridge -- Yanwath and Eamont Bridge and Penrith -- Cumbria / -- 2.6.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 59 5)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Eamont Bridge
bridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Eamont Bridge, near Penrith, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, Westmorland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 33 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at lower left:-
AG
printed at bottom:-
Eamont Bridge, near Penrith.

placename:- Eamont Bridge
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, b/w, Eamont Bridge, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, b/w, Eamont Bridge and the River Eamont, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 133:-
...
A pleasant road [from penrith] leads to Eamont Bridge, so picturesque an object that it ought to be transferred to the sketch-book of every artist. ...
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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Implied by a road across the stream.
bridge

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 11:-
...
Emont Bridge divides Cumberland from Westmorland, and is a plain but substantial building. From the middle arch is a beautiful view either up or down the river, and perhaps few places are better disposed in point of picturesque beauty, though none have been less noticed.

placename:- Emont Bridge
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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Eamont Bridge
double line, road, across a stream; bridge

placename:- Eamont Bridge
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Emon Br in
labelled by road across the Eamont

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

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 94)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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At mile 281-282.

placename:- Emon Bridge
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Double line over a stream.
county:- Cumberland
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Double line over a stream.
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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double line over a stream; bridge, across county boundary
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 281, Westmorland.
Road crosses over the river at:-
Emonbridge
with a drawing of a low arch over the:-
Eden Flu

placename:- Emonbridge
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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double line across the Eamont, S of Penrith
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Over the Eamont S of Penrith.
county:- Westmorelandia
bridge
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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road across stream; bridge?
locality:- East Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
EAMONT BRIDGE / / A6 / PENRITH / EDEN / CUMBRIA / I / 72755 / NY5221928752
courtesy of English Heritage
EAMONT BRIDGE / / / YANWATH AND EAMONT BRIDGE / EDEN / CUMBRIA / I / 74380 / NY5222128745
courtesy of English Heritage
Road bridge over the River Eamont crossing the old county boundary between Cumberland and Westmorland. Probably C15 widened 1875. Dressed grey sandstone with alterations of dressed red sandstone. Narrow slightly humped-back bridge of 3 segmental arches, the soffits originally supported by 4 ribs but with widening now 6; recessed voussoirs, supported on 2 splayed cutwaters continued up to form pedestrian refuges with solid parapets. When widened on the down stream side care was taken to use much of the old stonework. Parapet partly rebuilt in red sandstone. One of the oldest bridges still in daily use in the county. RCHM, Westmorland, 1936 p.250, which says it was rebuilt in C16, but there is no evidence of this and the bridge with its later alterations appears to be as constructed. This bridge lies partly in Yanwath and Eamont Bridge C.P. Bibliography 3728 Inventory Of Westmorland (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England), 1936, Page(s) 250.

placename:- Eamont Bridge
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY52212875
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.2 no.51)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Eamont Bridge, from the Westmorland Side, drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by W Taylor, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1832-35.
vol.2 pl.51 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
T. Allom. / W. Taylor. / EAMONT BRIDGE, FROM THE WESTMORLAND SIDE.

placename:- Eamont Bridge
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Rose 1832-35

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Eamont Bridge, from the Westmorland Side
Drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by W Taylor, 1833.
date:- 1833
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

photographs
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