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Cound Stank Bridge, Cound

Description: Cound Stank Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259747

OS Grid Reference: SJ5479305446
OS Grid Coordinates: 354793, 305446
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6449, -2.6696

Location: Cound, Shropshire SY5 6BL

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

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Listing Text

SJ 50 NW
SJ 5480 0545
Cound Stank

Bridge. Early C18,on the site of an earlier bridge. Red sandstone
ashlar. 2 segmental arches with chanelled-rusticated voussoirs; central
triangular cutwaters with broach caps, central and end piers rising to
moulded cornice and parapet; shaped brackets flanking central pier and
supporting cornice; half-H datestones to parapets above central pier,
but inscription illegible at time of survey (April 1985); diagonal
abutment retaining walls with plat bands and square end piers with
pyramidal copings. Southern retaining wall extended probably in C19
in dressed sandstone. The bridge carries the Cross Houses-Pitchford
road over the Cound Brook. Cound Stank bridge was first mentioned in
1682. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.61.

Listing NGR: SJ5479305446

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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