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Hedingham Castle, Bridge Spanning Dry Moat Between Inner and Outer Baileys and Including Attached Re, Castle Hedingham

Description: Hedingham Castle, Bridge Spanning Dry Moat Between Inner and Outer Baileys and Including Attached Re

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114522

OS Grid Reference: TL7875235881
OS Grid Coordinates: 578752, 235881
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9926, 0.6021

Location: Castle Hedingham, Essex CO9 3DJ

Locality: Castle Hedingham
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 3DJ

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Listing Text

8/2 Hedingham Castle. Bridge
spanning dry moat between
21 6 62 inner and outer baileys
and including attached
retaining wall to North


Bridge C14/C16 reputed to have been built for the 13th Earl of Oxford circa
1496. Red brick. Of 4 spans with four centred arches of two chamfered orders.
Cutwater piers on south side. The centre pier is pierced east to west by a
small four centred arch. Later work includes the blocking of the east and west
spans to the north, pilasters to north piers, end pillars and coping. A red
brick retaining wall runs north west from the north west face following the line
of the dry moat. Scheduled Ancient Monument. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL7875235881

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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