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Aldwark Bridge

Aldwark Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 12, 2018

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Boat Lane Over River Ure (River Ouse)
Location
Aldwark: Yorkshire and the Humber, England: United Kingdom
Structure Type
Metal Lattice Through Girder, Fixed and Approach Spans: Brick Segmental Deck Arch,
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1880 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
50 Feet (15 Meters)
Structure Length
750 Feet (229 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
4 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Construction date given is an estimated ca. date. The main spans of a bridge at this location was washed away in a flood in 1880, so it is assumed the lattice girder seen here dattes to soon after that flood. The arch approach spans may in part be older, if they were from this earlier bridge and they survived the flood. They could date to the 1700s.

Official Heritage Listing Information and Findings

Listed At: Grade II

Discussion:

List Entry Number: 1150281

Tollbridge. Mid C18, part replaced in late C19. Iron-framed bridge with timber decking, and one surviving brick arch on sandstone cutwater; floodarches red brick in loose English garden wall bond with sandstone dressings; sandstone and brick abutment walls and piers on Aldwark bank. Flat 4-span bridge on tall slender columns flanked by semicircular brick arches between pilaster piers with round-arched recessed panels. Arch on Aldwark side is skewed and spans part of river. Arcades of semicircular floodarches between pilaster piers and with flat, tooled coping, on each bank. Arcade on Aldwark bank terminates in splayed walls with flat coping, ramped up from piers with flat caps. Bridge statute approved in 1768; centre part washed away in flood of 1880.

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