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Leatherhead Bridge, Leatherhead

Description: Leatherhead Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290498

OS Grid Reference: TQ1631356299
OS Grid Coordinates: 516313, 156299
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2940, -0.3332

Location: Guildford Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8BZ

Locality: Leatherhead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT22 8BZ

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Listing Text

TQ 1656 SW
7.9.51 Leatherhead Bridge


Public road bridge over River Mole. Probably later medieval, rebuilt and enlarged
in 1782-3 by George Gwilt (the county surveyor), and dated 1784 on south side.
Red brick in Flemish bond, with some dressings of Portland stone. It is a long
low structure of 14 segmental arches on low piers with triangular cutwaters
which have semi-pyramidal tops of dressed stone, a roundel in each spandrel, a
moulded stone band, and a high brick parapet to the south side with flat stone
coping secured by wrought-iron cramps, incorporating 4 semicircular refuges; and
in the centre of the outer side a stone plaque lettered "BUILT 1784". Lighting
now replaced with reproduction windsor lighting. Parapets rebuilt in 1988.

Listing NGR: TQ1631356299

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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