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Elstead Bridge, Elstead

Description: Elstead Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291513

OS Grid Reference: SU9054143804
OS Grid Coordinates: 490541, 143804
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1863, -0.7059

Location: Farnham Road, Elstead, Surrey GU8 6DB

Locality: Elstead
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU8 6DB

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

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Listing Text


5/3 Elstead Bridge

Bridge. C13, possibly by the Monks of Waverley Abbey. Sandstone rubble slabs with
blocks of darker ironstone, wooden, C20 parapet railings. Originally 7 arches, now
five with "Keeled", i.e. pointed, cutwaters upstream and rounded cutwaters over
"keeled" plinths downstream. One of an early series of bridges over the River Wey
between Farnham and Guildford and of great historical importance. The bridge is a
scheduled Ancient Monument. Surrey Antiquity No. 149.

S.A.S. Research Volume No. I (1974) pp. 75 - 83 "The River Wey between Farnham and
Guildford" By Derek F. Renn, F.S.A.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 212
Mamy and Bray "History and Antiquities of Surrey Vol III pp 137 & xxxvi.

Listing NGR: SU9054143804

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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