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Description: Bridge Approximately 700 Metrtes North East of National Westminster Bank Staff College
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253269
OS Grid Reference: SP3685226980
OS Grid Coordinates: 436852, 226980
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9401, -1.4653
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HEYTHROP HEYTHROP PARK
5/88 Bridge approx. 700m NE of
National Westminster Bank
Bridge. Early C18, possibly by Thomas Archer for Charles Talbot 1st Duke of
Shrewsbury. Limestone ashlar. Baroque style. Bridge has 3 widely-spaced arches
linked by a convex string, the outer arches semi-circular, the central opening
wider with a depressed arch; all have double-stepped keyblocks and intermittent
voussoirs projecting from an arched band. The solid straight parapet rises over
the central arch and curves outwards at the ends. The bridge now forms a dam
retaining the waters of the lake created c.1750.
(Heythrop Park is included at Grade II* in the English Heritage Register of
Parks and Gardens; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol II, p131)
Listing NGR: SP3685226980
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Source: English Heritage
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