Description: Elstead Bridge
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
This building is also a scheduled monument.
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SU 94SW ELSTEAD C.P. FARNHAM ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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