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Search Aspect ( Thorp Arch Bridge )
Location - Leeds & District

Boston Spa from Bridge Foot, Thorp Arch (Thorp Arch)
Black & White image1906. View looking over Thorp Arch Bridge from Bridge Foot, Thorp Arch, to Bridge Road, Boston Spa in early 1900's.
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Postcard showing four views (Boston Spa)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard showing four local beauty spots. Top left is the Spa Baths on the River Wharfe, top right is Thorp Arch Bridge, bottom left, a peaceful view of the River Wharfe, bottom right, Jackdaw Crag, accessed from the foot of the bridge along the south bank of the River.
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Thorp Arch Bridge (Thorp Arch) (1 comment)
Black & White image1908. Thorp Arch Bridge spans the River Wharfe between Thorp Arch and Boston Spa and was built in 1772 with subscriptions provided by influential local people. Stone was supplied from quarries on both sides of the Wharfe by William Gossip, Lord of the Manor Thorp Arch and Sir Thomas Clifford, Lord of the manor Clifford. Battlements completed the bridge at a cost of £21.00.
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Thorp Arch Bridge spanning the River Wharfe (Thorp Arch) (1 comment)
Black & White image1908. A group of people are just visible on the Thorp Arch Bridge spanning the River Wharfe between Thorp Arch and Boston Spa. William Gossip, the Lord of the Manor of Thorp Arch, instigated the building of the bridge in 1766 by writing to influential people for subscriptions. It is thought, from the information contained in these letters, that the main reason for building a bridge here was to assist the Bramham Moor Hunt in the Chase as local fords were dangerous to cross in pursuit of the fox when the river was in full flood. Plans were drawn up by a Mr Gott at a cost of £10.00 and the bridge was completed in 1772.
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