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The Bridge and Causeway, Dorchester

Description: The Bridge and Causeway

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248058

OS Grid Reference: SU5803493872
OS Grid Coordinates: 458034, 193872
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6407, -1.1627

Location: Henley Road, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7JP

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7JP

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Listing Text

SU5793, SU5794, SU59SE
8/29, 5/29, 3/29 The Bridge and Causeway


Bridge and causeway. 1814-16 by Francis Sandys. Limestone ashlar and coursed
squared rubble. Central portion of the bridge is in ashlar with a segmental
arch, cornice and balustraded parapet between wide piers; flanking rubble
sections each have 2 smaller arches, and the plain band and rubble parapet
continue along the causeways. The western causeway sweeps round towards the
north, with square ashlar piers terminating the outward curving parapets, and
has a small arch halfway along. The eastern causeway is straight, the parapet
curves outwards only on the south, and there is a small arch at the eastern end.
The inner faces of the main piers have recessed stone seats.

Listing NGR: SU5803493872

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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