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Littleburn Bridge - Inscription, 1961

"Dedicated to Wellington, Dalesman, 1961 Vol. 23 p.433

(courtesy of the Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes)

The following is from the above Magazine:

© Thoralby Through Time

"Dedicated to Wellington

Littleburn House, about half a mile west of Thoralby in Bishopdale, now a farm house, was 150 years ago a mansion, occupied and maybe owned by Matthew, the fourth Lord Rokeby. On the bridge which is near the mansion is a Latin inscription from the pen of the peer.

The bridge is dated 1814 and seems to be a 19th century war memorial.

Unfortunately the stone is deteriorating. [Now moved to the Village Hall, Thoralby].


The translation is:



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