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Description: Burrington Bridge
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150184
OS Grid Reference: SO4359272051
OS Grid Coordinates: 343592, 272051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3436, -2.8294
SO 47 SW
3/5 Burrington Bridge
Road bridge over River Teme. Late C18.Coursed dressed sandstone rubble
with ashlar dressings. Single elliptical arch with projecting dropped
keyblock and circular flood outlets pierced in spandrels. Above the arch-
way there is a corbel table beneath the parapet. The plain parapet has an
ashlar coping and the ends are splayed and terminate in rectangular piers
with flat capping. The bridge is about five yards wide and 34 yards long.
The bridge is of simpler but similar design to Castle Bridge (qv) and Forge
Bridge (qv) downstream, all of which are situated on the Downton Castle (qv)
estate and may have also been designed by Richard Payne Knight.
Listing NGR: SO4359272051
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Source: English Heritage
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