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Description: Long Bridge
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116060
OS Grid Reference: TL8494222359
OS Grid Coordinates: 584942, 222359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8691, 0.6849
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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL BRIDGE STREET
9/29 Long Bridge (Stephen's
31.10.66 Bridge) (formerly
listed in Birdge
Road bridge over River Blackwater. C13 origin, much altered in C20. Red brick
in English and Flemish bond, with stone coping. Crosses river from N to S;
original fabric visible to W, widened in C20 on E side. On the W side there are
3 slightly pointed arches of C13 brickwork, the central arch wider and higher
than the others, and 2 cutwaters of brick supporting an iron girder of H-section
which supports the modern parapet. On the E side there are 3 round arches of
C20 brickwork and 2 concrete buttresses. Each parapet wall has on the inside a
bronze plaque embossed 'Essex County Council 1912', and stone copings of
triangular section with rounded crest. The SE parapet splays towards Monkwell;
the others follow the line of the road; all are of later construction than the
bridge. Illustrated by J. Greig in Excursions through Essex, 1818. RCHM
(Little Coggeshall) 8.
Listing NGR: TL8494222359
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Source: English Heritage
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