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Description: South Bridge at Water End over the River Gade
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 157886
OS Grid Reference: TL0402510315
OS Grid Coordinates: 504025, 210315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7818, -0.4934
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GREAT GADDESDEN LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD(A4146)
TL 0l SW
3/107 South Bridge at Water End
22.10.52 over the River Gade (Formerly
listed as Two Bridges over
GV River Gade)
Road bridge over River Gade. Circa 1800 when road realigned (Branch
Johnson (1970)113), widened on E side 1976 by Herts County Council. Red
brick in English-bond with stone dressings. A humped bridge in medieval
style of 3 pointed arches each of 20ft span with 4 stone-capped
cutwaters linked by a moulded string course. Deep-chamfered brick rib to
soffit a little inside front arch. Chamfered stone dressing to plinths
from which arches spring, linked by weir under bridge and marking water
level on reconstructed upstream face. Moulded stone cappings to brick
parapets splayed at ends and terminated by octagonal brick piers.
(Branch Johnson (1970): ex inf County Surveyor's Dept)
Listing NGR: TL0402510315
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Source: English Heritage
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