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Powick Old Bridge, Worcester

Description: Powick Old Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 153407

OS Grid Reference: SO8351152469
OS Grid Coordinates: 383511, 252469
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1702, -2.2425

Location: Old Road, Worcester WR2 4BU

Locality: Worcester
Local Authority: Worcester City Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR2 4BU

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There is also a scheduled monument, Powick 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.

Listing Text

POWICK CP A 449 (off)
SO 85 SW
3/89 Powick Old Bridge
Bridge. Late medieval with C17 alterations. Stone with brick parapets.
Has three stone skew arches separated by triangular cutwaters with pedestrian
refuges; two further northern arches are C17 and are segmental; the southern
one is of brick. The first and second battles of Worcester, which opened and
closed the Civil War, took place at the bridge, in 1642 and 1651. The two
northern-piers of the bridge were destroyed by the Royalists in 1651. Part
of this bridge is in the City of Worcester (qv). (VCH, vol 4, p 184).
Scheduled Ancient Monument, County no 323.

Listing NGR: SO8351152469

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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