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Description: The Bridge
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145125
OS Grid Reference: SU5880532925
OS Grid Coordinates: 458805, 132925
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0926, -1.1617
There is also a scheduled monument, Alresford 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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SU 5832 NEW ALRESFORD THE SOKE
13/56 The Bridge
The bridge crosses the canalised overflow stream, issuing from the south
side of the dam of a reservoir constructed circa 1200 by the Bishop of
Winchester (Godfrey de Lucy 1189-1204), to supply water to a navigation on
the River Itchen. C14, early C19. The north face has a single pointed arch,
of cut stone rebated roussoirs, and on its west side is a stepped buttress.
Other walling is of stone rubble up to road level, and above this is a brick
parapet with a weathered stone (original, re-used) capping. Widened on the
south face in the later period, with brick walling and parapet. Scheduled
Listing NGR: SU5798932264
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Source: English Heritage
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