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Coffin Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurcaston and Cropston, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.69 / 52°41'23"N

Longitude: -1.1736 / 1°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 455956

OS Northings: 310572

OS Grid: SK559105

Mapcode National: GBR 8LT.B44

Mapcode Global: WHDJ3.YNB5

Entry Name: Coffin Bridge

Location: Thurcaston and Cropston, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189162

Source ID: 1074629

Listing Text

SK 51 SE
4/106 Coffin Bridge
Pack horse bridge of C16/C17. Granite and slate rubble stone with later
red brick coping. 2 rounded arches with pointed cut water on up and
downstream sides. Side embankments. Lies c 500 yds. West of Anstey Lane
and carries track over Rothley Brook. Said to be so named because track
was used to take coffins from Cropston to Thurcaston Church.

Listing NGR: SK5595610572

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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