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Description: Town Bridge
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101454
OS Grid Reference: SZ1606992753
OS Grid Coordinates: 416069, 92753
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7342, -1.7737
There is also a scheduled monument, Christchurch Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
1. (South Side)
SZ 1592 1A/19 14.10.53.
C15 or C16 ashlar. In 2 portions, the western one spans the millstream and the
eastern part, the River Avon. The eastern portion has 5, low, round headed
arches and 1 blocked arch, with cutwaters between and parapet above without
recesses. On the north side is a modern iron footbridge which has been
cantilevered to the older structure. The west part has 2 arches.
Nos 1 to 11 (odd), and the Castle, the signboard of the King's Arms Hotel. the
Constable's House and the Town Bridge, form a group with Nos 4 to 6 (even).
6A, 8 to 12 (even), 12A, 14 to 18 (even) and the King's Arms Hotel opposite.
Nos 10, 12 and 12A form part of a group on Millham Street and Nos 8 and 10
are buildings of local interest.
Listing NGR: SZ1604092735
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Source: English Heritage
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