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Description: Forge Bridge and Weir (Those Parts in Leintwardine)
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 149516
OS Grid Reference: SO4539474993
OS Grid Coordinates: 345394, 274993
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3703, -2.8034
SO 47 SE LEINTWARDINE CP -
7/50 Forge Bridge and weir
(those parts in
Road bridge and weir across River Teme. Circa 1772. By Richard Payne Knight
and Thomas Farnolls Pritchard. Squared sandstone rubble and brick with sand-
stone dressings. Alignment is north/south. Large semi-circular arch with
dressed voussoirs and projecting keystone spans the main river course
springing from stepped imposts. It is flanked by square embattled turrets
with part-pyramidical cappings and has flat pointed embattled parapet with
corbel table beneath the whole. To either side is a smaller stilted round
headed arch beneath a plain parapet. Beyond the small southern arch is
an intermediated sized version of the main arch with similar detailing of
corbels, turrets etc. Weir to west is also semi-circular and constructed
of brick and sandstone. (BoE, p 118).
Listing NGR: SO4539474993
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Source: English Heritage
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