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Description: Approach Bridge and Flanking Walls Approximately 30 Metres South of New Bridge
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249623
OS Grid Reference: SP4036101343
OS Grid Coordinates: 440361, 201343
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7094, -1.4173
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KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WITH SOUTHMOOR WITNEY ROAD
SP40SW (West side)
2/125 Approach bridge and flanking
09/02/66 walls approx. 30m. S of New
(Formerly listed as Approach
bridge to "New Bridge")
Bridge. Late C18. Limestone ashlar with 6 semi-circular arches. Later rubble
parapet has chamfered ashlar coping with pyramidal piers to centre and ends. The
bridge replaced a stone causeway, mentioned by Leland in 1536, that carried the
road above the floodplain to New Bridge (q.v.): "Ther is a long cawsye of stone
at eche end of the bridge".
(L. Toulmin Smith (Ed.), Leland's Itinerary in England and Wales, 1964, p.201).
Listing NGR: SP4036101343
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Source: English Heritage
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