Aylestone Old Bridge, Leicester
Description: Aylestone Old Bridge
Date Listed: 23 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 188567
OS Grid Reference: SK5678900936
OS Grid Coordinates: 456789, 300936
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6033, -1.1629
Location: Marsden Lane, Leicester LE2 8ND
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There is also a scheduled monument, The 'Roman' bridge, Aylestone, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
Aylestone Old Bridge
SK 50 SE 17/155 23.2.55
Probably C15, and later. Primitive type, long narrow pack-horse bridge
and causeway across a stream and swampy ground. Eleven arches, all small,
three at the far end belonging to the causeway, and eight to the bridge
proper. One or two arches slightly pointed. Some projecting cutwaters,
some square, some pointed, three with refuges over. Parapet. A.M.
Listing NGR: SK5678900936
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