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Backbarrow Bridge

The bridge at Backbarrow carries the road over white water falls on the River Leven. The bridge dates from the late 17th or 18th century and is Grade II listed.[1]  The bridge's walls were damaged in floods, following the heavy rainfall across the UK in November 2009.

Backbarrow River Leven (Cumbria) Historic Buildings and Monuments in Backbarrow & Haverthwaite CP Bridges
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Backbarrow bridge

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The River Leven at Backbarrow

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Backbarrow bridge fall

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Whitewater Bridge

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- "Bridge over river Leven. C17 or C18, with later widening. Stone rubble with limestone coping. Segmental arch, slightly pointed to south, and straight parapet. Plaque to north side records flood …

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Kayaking Backbarrow river Leven Lake District whitewater

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Backbarrow Bridge, Cumbria

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List number: 1225413
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: SD3558684938


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