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Road Bridge over River Blackwater, Kelvedon

Description: Road Bridge over River Blackwater

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116555

OS Grid Reference: TL8607518098
OS Grid Coordinates: 586075, 218098
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8305, 0.6990

Location: Maldon Road, Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9BE

Locality: Kelvedon
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9BE

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Listing Text

TL 8618-8718

10/258 Road bridge over River


Road bridge over river. Circa 1839. Red brick in English bond. Aligned NW-SE,
crossing the river-with one segmental arch; one cylindrical hole through each
haunch. On SW side, concrete kerb on which are mounted externally 7 concrete
posts and 3 tubular rails. On NE side, red brick parapet, repaired with C20
machine-made bricks at SE end, rebuilt with C20 machine-made bricks on a splayed
concrete base at the NW end; concrete kerb inside parapet. 4 iron ties through
bridge with cast iron roundels at each end. One arched course of blue bricks at
each end, partly obscured. Tarmac road surface. The previous bridge was
destroyed by floods c.1838. (B.L. Kentish, Kelvedon and its Antiquities, 1974,

Listing NGR: TL8607518098

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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