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Approach Bridge and Flanking Walls Approximately 30 Metres South of New Bridge, Longworth

Description: Approach Bridge and Flanking Walls Approximately 30 Metres South of New Bridge

Grade: II
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

Location: A415, Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire OX13 5AN

Locality: Longworth
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 5AN

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Listing Text

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

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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