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Description: St Olave's Bridge
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 227766
OS Grid Reference: TM4569299427
OS Grid Coordinates: 645692, 299427
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5372, 1.6215
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FRITTON & ST. OLAVES BECCLES ROAD
TM 49 NE
10/31 St. Olave's Bridge
Road over River bridge (River Waveney). 1847 by George Edwards. Site of
medieval ferry. Bridge proposed 1297 and 1422. Stone bridge erected c.1509.
Subsequent repairs until rebuilt 1847, new decking 1920, pedestrian walkway
added to south side 1960. Gault brick and cast iron with some steel. Gault
brick piers to east and west banks of river rounded to form cutwaters. Bridge
of bowstring girder construction of cast iron segments supporting deck by means
of vertical hangers. Hangers and deck now of steel. Deck supported on steel
transverse girders. Cast iron lattice parapets flank decking supported by
Listing NGR: TM4569299427
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Source: English Heritage
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