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© Mr David Clayton

IoE Number: 334572
Photographer: Mr David Clayton
Date Photographed: 04 August 2006
Date listed: 27 May 1953
Date of last amendment: 11 April 1986
Grade II

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SE50SW SPROTBROUGHSPROTBROUGH BOAT7/51Bridge acrossRiver Don (formerly

SE50SW SPROTBROUGH SPROTBROUGH BOAT 7/51 Bridge across River Don (formerly listed as Sprotbrough 27.5.53 II Bridge). Bridge. Mid C19 for Sir Joseph William Copley; central span replaced 1897 in ironwork by Newton Chambers of Sheffield. Fabricated iron central span; rock-faced sandstone walling to piers and flanking causeways. Causeways each have 3 segmental arches with rusticated voussoirs springing from cavetto-moulded imposts; brick soffits; some waterspouts in spandrels; cornices beneath roughcast parapets with copings which terminate at end piers each with ashlar frieze and modillioned cornice. Central span has rivetted girders with cross-braced side panels set into rebates in quoined and corniced abutment piers. Square-latticed balustrade with wooden handrail on downstream side. Oval plaques at each end of span state: "ERECTED / BY / NEWTON CHAMBERS / & CO. LIMITED / THORNCLIFFE / IRONWORKS / SHEFFIELD / 1897". Spans the River Don and is partly in the parish of Warmsworth. Kelly's Directory, West Riding, 1889, p1105.

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