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Description: Hibaldstow Bridge
Date Listed: 6 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166019
OS Grid Reference: TA0044401495
OS Grid Coordinates: 500444, 401495
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5006, -0.4872
TA 00 SW HIBALDSTOW SOUTH CARR ROAD
11/58 Hibaldstow Bridge
Bridge. 1889, probably re-using mid C19 abutments, by Alfred Atkinson,
engineer; Messrs Porter and Co of Lincoln, ironfounders. For the
Commissioners of the Ancholme Drainage and Navigation. Wrought-iron bridge
with timber decking and brick abutments with sandstone ashlar dressings.
Single span, of single carriageway width, between abutments splayed out to
roadway entrances. Abutments set on sloping riverbanks, each with a broad
chamfered plinth supporting the main arches, a moulded cornice at deck
level, and a pair of rectangular piers with chamfered brick plinths and
ashlar caps flanking the roadway above and linked by a coped dwarf wall and
railings to similar outer piers flanking the entrance. Bridge span of
3 arched ribs with bolted latticed braces, carrying bolted decking and
railings with plain principals and latticed bars between top and bottom
rails. Plates at centre of each face inscribed:
J T B Porter & Co
Replaced an earlier C19 timber swing-bridge. Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford
Mercury, 28 June 1889, p5.
Listing NGR: TA0044401495
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Source: English Heritage
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