Beggars Bridge  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Beggars Bridge like this:

BEGGAR'S BRIDGE, a handsome, one-arched bridge on the river Esk, 1½ mile W of Egdon, N. R. Yorkshire. The erection of it is ascribed to a romantic love incident; and the scene around it is often visited by pleasure parties.

Additional information about this locality is available for Egton

Beggars Bridge through time

Beggars Bridge is now part of Scarborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scarborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Beggars Bridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Beggars Bridge, in Scarborough and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th June 2024

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