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Description: Suspension Footbridge at Ngr So 565280 (That Part in Kings Caple Civil Parish)
Date Listed: 19 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 154300
OS Grid Reference: SO5649428029
OS Grid Coordinates: 356494, 228029
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9490, -2.6344
KINGS CAPLE CP -
SO 52 NE
3/41 Suspension footbridge
at NGR SO 565280 (that
part in Kings Caple CP)
Suspension footbridge over River Wye. Probably c1875 with later alterations.
Plaque with raised lettering:
LOUIS HARPER A.M.I.C.E.
Rock-faced sandstone ashlar, concrete, breeze blocks, brick cast-iron steel
cables and wood. Stone piers on each river bank carry a pair of braced
cyclindrical tapered columns with spiked ball-finials; from the columns are
suspended steel cables from which is hung a wooden board-walk; outward from
the columns the main cables are secured under ramped stone, concrete, breeze
block and brick approaches with cast-iron railings and gates some of the main
posts of which have ball-finials. Maker's plaque is on the south side of
the horizontal brace between the southern pair of main columns. The other
part of the bridge is in Sellack CP (qv).
Listing NGR: SO5649428029
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Source: English Heritage
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