History of Carlisle bridge spans 650 years

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    10th March 2017. "The 1940 Carlisle Directory made no mention of the war but it was up to date by stating in the introduction “Harraby Bridge, at the main entrance to the city from the south, is now in process of widening and reconstruction”. Extra arches were added to the east side of the bridge to increase the width and a plaque on the parapet shows the work completed in February 1941. There had been a bridge there since medieval times, a bequest being made for its upkeep in July 1363 “to the bridge over the Petteril between Carlisle and Harraby”...."
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    News and Star
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    Link: https://www.newsandstar.co.uk/features/16699793.history-of-carlisle-bridge-spans-650-years/
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    Added by: Edmund Anon
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