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Pack Horse Bridge over the River Kennet, Moulton

Description: Pack Horse Bridge over the River Kennet

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275613

OS Grid Reference: TL6975964531
OS Grid Coordinates: 569759, 264531
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2528, 0.4855

Location: 1 Bridge Street, Moulton, Suffolk CB8 8SP

Locality: Moulton
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8SP

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There is also a scheduled monument, Packhorse bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


5/53 Pack Horse
7.5.54 Bridge over the
River Kennett
(Formerly listed
as "Roman" or Pack-
horse Bridge over
River Kennett)


Bridge. Late mediaeval (said to be early C15) with C18
alterations. 4 pointed arches, each spanning about 2.5m; a cut-
water between each. The pathway 1.2m wide between parapets which
are swept out at either end. Flint rubble with some repairs in
brick. The soffits and arches of brick; the earlier work in
splayed red brick, with extensive repairs (probably of C18) in
gault brick; dressings below the arch springing point of splayed
limestone blocks. The bridge is a Scheduled Ancient Monument,
No. 17.

Listing NGR: TL6975964531

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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