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Coffin Bridge, Thurcaston and Cropston

Description: Coffin Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189162

OS Grid Reference: SK5595610572
OS Grid Coordinates: 455956, 310572
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6900, -1.1736

Locality: Thurcaston and Cropston
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 7JB

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Listing Text

THURCASTON ANSTEY LANE (West Side)
SK 51 SE
4/106 Coffin Bridge
II
Pack horse bridge of C16/C17. Granite and slate rubble stone with later
red brick coping. 2 rounded arches with pointed cut water on up and
downstream sides. Side embankments. Lies c 500 yds. West of Anstey Lane
and carries track over Rothley Brook. Said to be so named because track
was used to take coffins from Cropston to Thurcaston Church.


Listing NGR: SK5595610572

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Source: English Heritage

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