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Description: Aspenden Bridge (Over River Rib)
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159707
OS Grid Reference: TL3633928549
OS Grid Coordinates: 536339, 228549
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9387, -0.0181
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TL 32NE ASPENDEN ASPENDEN ROAD
4/2 Aspenden Bridge
(over River Rib)
Road bridge over River Rib. Plaque on SE parapet wall reads
'ASPENDEN BRIDGE/BUILT BY/PRIVATE SUBSCRIPTION/AD1878/W WATSON
ESQ.' Red brick abuttments supporting parallel iron I-beams as
deck with jack arches and tie-rods between beams. 4-bay trellis
open work iron balustrade, with short brick parapet walls over
the abuttments with blue brick and stone copings. Projecting
ramped wing walls in red brick along sides of river rebuilt c1983.
Large cast iron plaque on NE parapet giving notice of weight
restriction by the County Council dated 1899, No '256'. (Branch
Johnson (1970) 162).
Listing NGR: TL3633928549
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Source: English Heritage
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