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Cound Arbour Bridge, Cound

Description: Cound Arbour Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 259746

OS Grid Reference: SJ5552805245
OS Grid Coordinates: 355528, 305245
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6431, -2.6587

Locality: Cound
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6AP

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Listing Text

SJ 50 NE
SJ 5555 0524
8.5.72 Cound Arbour
- II*
Bridge. Dated 1797. Painted cast iron with grey sandstone ashlar abut-
ments. Single elliptical span consisting of 4 ribs with panelled and
circular-pierced spandrels, and keystone dated: "CAST/AT COALBROOK/
DALE/1797"; curved abutments with square end piers; cast iron Gothic
balustrade with curved stanchions and moulded handrail. The bridge
spans the Cound Brook. The C18. balustrade is now set in a low C20
concrete parapet probably replacing an C18 cast iron or sandstone one.
Also sometimes known as Church Bridge. Shropshire Libraries, photo-
graph collection.

Listing NGR: SJ5552805245

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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