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Road Bridge over River Avon, Fordingbridge

Description: Road Bridge over River Avon

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 September 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 143939

OS Grid Reference: SU1493714215
OS Grid Coordinates: 414937, 114215
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9272, -1.7888

Location: 10 Bridge Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1AH

Locality: Fordingbridge
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP6 1AH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Fordingbridge 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.

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Listing Text


15/14 Road bridge over
30.9.64 River Avon
(Formerly listed as ridge
GV over River Avon)
Road bridge. C14 or C15, widened c1841, refaced 1901, cantilevered
footway added to one side c1960. Ironstone, widened and refaced in
Chilmark stone. 7 arch bridge with rising approaches at each end.
Bridge consists of inner chamfered medieval arches, outside them, on
each side large spurs added to support outer C19 chamfered depressed
pointed arches. Above raised string at road level and parapet with
weathered coping. Each end of bridge parapet is octagonal pier with
heavy cap and corbel below on outside. Approaches have stone retaining
walls with similar parapet butting pier. On N side is late C20 walkway
on concrete cantilevers built into C19 widening.

Listing NGR: SP1132418374

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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