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Description: Ornamental Bridge at Blakesware 70 Metres North of Widford Lodge
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160042
OS Grid Reference: TL4063415924
OS Grid Coordinates: 540634, 215924
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8242, 0.0392
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TL 41 NW WIDFORD WARE ROAD
1/2 Ornamental Bridge
- 70 metres N of
Bridge. C19, for the Gosselin family, probably by George Devey
who rebuilt Blakesware 1876-9. Red brick with moulded limestone
dressings. A single arched road bridge over the River Ash - on
the line of the old road to Ware. A 3 brick semi-circular arch
with humped parapet. The curved parapet brickwork courses are
struck from the arch centrepoint. Ogee weathered moulded heavy
stone copings. Arch flanked by square pilaster piers with 2
stone offsets and square moulded caps. Outswept quadrant
abbutments with stone copings curving down to low square piers
with moulded stone copings. Part of a picturesque group with
Widford Lodge at this entrance to the park of Blakesware.
Listing NGR: TL4063415924
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Source: English Heritage
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