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Iford Bridge, Christchurch

Description: Iford Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101404

OS Grid Reference: SZ1380193598
OS Grid Coordinates: 413801, 93598
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7418, -1.8058

Location: Barrack Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1PE

Locality: Christchurch
Local Authority: Christchurch Borough Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH23 1PE

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Listing Text

5187 Iford Bridge

SZ 19 SW 5/48 14.10.53.


This bridge is in 3 sections. The easternmost and centre sections are wholly
in Christchurch Borough but the westermost section is partly in Bournemouth
County Borough and is listed under that as well. Mid C17 to late C18 early Cl9.
The easternmost section dates from late C18 early C19. Red brick with stone
coping to parapet. All arches now blocked to base of parapet but when exposed,
6 round-headed arches with stone linings to soffits. Arches alternately large
and small with pilasters between them. In the centre, 2 pilasters form a blind,
round-headed panel. The middle section is mid C17. Ashlar. 4 round-headed
arches with pointed cutwaters between. Red brick parapet with stone coping.
The westernmost section is late C18. Ashlar. 4 round-headed arches with piers
standing on mud islets, cornice above and parapet with coping. Cutwaters between
arches with recessed circular panels above them on the south side of bridge.

Listing NGR: SZ1380193598

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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