Description: Somerset Bridge
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291591
OS Grid Reference: SU9217743926
OS Grid Coordinates: 492177, 143926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1871, -0.6824
This building is also a scheduled monument.
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SU 94SW PEPER HAROW C.P. SHACKLEFORD ROAD
5/82 Somerset Bridge
Bridge. C13 with C18 and C20 extensions and alterations. Probably built by the
Monks of Waverley Abbey. Local sandstone rubble to centre arch with slabs forming
voussoirs; sandstone ashlar to outer arches, with brick parapets. circa 3½ feet
high above. The right hand abutment has been widened and pierced with a brick-
lined arch and shallow concrete channel. The upstream cutwaters are "Keeled" ie.
pointed at both ends with chamfered tops, keeled with pyramidal tops to downstream
side. One of a series of bridges built between Farnham and Guildford by the Monks
with important historical associations. Scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey
Antiquity No. 30.
RESEARCH VOLUME OF THE SURREY ARCHAELOGICAL SOC NO. 1 (1974) Article: The River Wey
Bridges Between Farnham and Guildford by D. F. Renn F.S.A. pp.75-83.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971)
Listing NGR: SU9217743926
Source: English Heritage
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