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Bridge About 280 Yards North of Downton Castle (That Part in Leintwardine), Leintwardine

Description: Bridge About 280 Yards North of Downton Castle (That Part in Leintwardine)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149515

OS Grid Reference: SO4453375062
OS Grid Coordinates: 344533, 275062
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3708, -2.8161

Location: 23 Forge Lane, Leintwardine, County of Herefordshire SY8 2LH

Locality: Leintwardine
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 2LH

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Listing Text


2/49 Bridge about 280 yards
north of Downton Castle
(that part in Leintwardine


Bridge over Stone Brook. Circa 1861. Roughly coursed sandstone rubble with
sandstone dressings. Aligned north-north-east/south-south-west. West
elevation has single span flat two-centred arch of two chamfered orders dying
into tall jambs. The arch is flanked by embattled angled refuges supported
on corbels. To either bank is a small arch with a two-centred head. To the
right is a weathered buttress. Several loops. Moulded string beneath gabled
parapet. At the south end is a pair of octagonal piers with pyramidcal cappings
from which return to east and west two stepped walls. North end of eastern
parapet curves in broad north-easterly sweep. The west parapet curves into
the adjacent Lodge (qv). Downton Castle is in Downton CP (See also under
Downton CP).

Listing NGR: SO4453375062

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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