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© Mr Peter Briggs

IoE Number: 454637
Location: BURTON BRIDGE AT SE 585 289 SELBY CANAL,
  GATEFORTH, SELBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Briggs
Date Photographed: 11 May 2004
Date listed: 05 February 1996
Date of last amendment: 05 February 1996
Grade II

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GATEFORTHSE 52 NE SELBY CANAL

GATEFORTH SE 52 NE SELBY CANAL 371-/7/10003 Burton Bridge at SE 585 289 II Accommodation bridge over canal. 1775-78. Designed by William Jessop. Dressed sandstone blocks. Humpbacked, single span bridge with semicircular, voussoired arch. Chamfered plinth to left and right of arch. Iron rope roller on NW corner of arch. Projecting string course. Low, slightly cambered solid parapet of large ashlared blocks of millstone grit. Parapet curves into round capped piers. The Selby Canal was constructed between 1774-1778 with William Jessop as principal engineer.

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