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Durweston Bridge, Stourpaine

Description: Durweston Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103125

OS Grid Reference: ST8635808628
OS Grid Coordinates: 386358, 108628
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8770, -2.1953

Location: A357, Stourpaine, Dorset DT11 0QB

Locality: Stourpaine
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 0QB

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Listing Text

DURWESTON

434/6/37 MAIN ROAD
14-JUL-55 DURWESTON BRIDGE

(Formerly listed as:
BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER STOUR)
(Formerly listed as:
MAIN ROAD
DURWESTON BRIDGE (THAT PART IN THE PAR
ISH OF DURWESTON))

II*
Road bridge over the River Stour. Dated 1795. By Joseph Towsey for H W Portman of Bryanston. Greensand ashlar of 3 semi-circular arches. Triangular cutwaters carried up to form refuges. Parapets have rounded copings with plat-bands below. Plain ashlar voussoirs. Walls sweep out and terminate at ashlar piers. Inscription recording building of bridge. Plaque warning of severe penalties for those inflicting malicious damage on bridge.
Part in the parish of Stourpaine.
(RCHM, Dorset. vol. III, p.91, no.2. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England : Dorset. Penguin, 1972, p.192)

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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