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Packhorse Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sutton, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1117 / 52°6'42"N

Longitude: -0.219 / 0°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 522058

OS Northings: 247423

OS Grid: TL220474

Mapcode National: GBR J5B.KG7

Mapcode Global: VHGN1.5620

Entry Name: Packhorse Bridge

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38446

Location: Sutton, Central Bedfordshire, SG19

County: Central Bedfordshire

Parish: Sutton

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sutton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Listing Text

SUTTON HIGH STREET
TL 2247 (north side)
14/72
31.10.66 Packhorse Bridge
GV II*
Packhorse bridge, now used for foot traffic only. Medieval with later
repairs. Coursed ironstone, with dressed limestone coping to parapets.
Approximately 40 metres long. Approximately 2 metres wide to middle, splaying
to 3 metres at ends. 2 pointed arches, C14 to C15 in appearance. Central
pier forms cutwater to N elevation, rising to pedestrian refuge above.
Parapet walls slope down to ground level at each end, SE section of wall
supported by red brick buttresses, probably C18. Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: TL2205847423

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