Description: Aylesford Bridge
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 179262
OS Grid Reference: TQ7294158927
OS Grid Coordinates: 572941, 158927
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3032, 0.4795
This building is also a scheduled monument.
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AYLESFORD CP STATION ROAD
12/87 Aylesford Bridge
(formerly listed as
25.8.59 The Bridge)
Bridge. C14, central arch widened by removing a pier to allow passage for larger
river traffic in 1824. Coursed and random rubblestone. 5 arches, that in centre
wider, the outer 4-pointed and all double-chamfered with stone dressings.
Sloping buttresses to piers with cut-waters below on rebuilt concrete foundations,
revealed only at low tide. Octagonal and triangular canted stand-points resting
on buttresses over the piers with 2 to the south of the central arch and 6 to the
north. Stone-coped parapet. A barge-bed remains below the bridge, constructed
from large baulks of timber (this part not listable). Scheduled as an Ancient
Listing NGR: TQ7294958946
Source: English Heritage
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