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Bridge over the River Wey to North East Side of Green, Tilford

Description: Bridge over the River Wey to North East Side of Green

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291620

OS Grid Reference: SU8738643449
OS Grid Coordinates: 487386, 143449
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1836, -0.7511

Location: Tilford Street, Tilford, Surrey GU10 2BN

Locality: Tilford
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU10 2BN

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There is also a scheduled monument, Bridge, east end of Tilford Common, 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.

Explore more of the area around Tilford, Surrey at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


4/111 Bridge over the River Wey
9/3/60 to North East side of Green


Bridge. C13, probably built by the Monks of Waverley Abbey. Local rubble-stone with
thin slabs forming voussoirs of arches; C20 wooden posts and rails above. 6 arches
remaining, a seventh arch buried in the bank and now marked by a cutwater and buttress,
the arches increase in height and span to the centre. Arch to right hand side elliptical
and brick edged. "Keeled" ie diamond shaped cutwaters to upstream side, rounded cutwaterE
over keeled plinths to downstream side. One of a series of bridges built over the Wey
by the Monks and an important feature on the Village Green. The bridge is a scheduled
Ancient Monument: Surrey Ancient Monument No. 141. RESEARCH VOLUME OF THE SURREY
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOC. No. 1 (1974): The River Wey Bridges between Farnham and Gilford.
Article by D. F. Renn F.S.A. pp.75-83.

V.C.H. VOL II p.593.

Listing NGR: SU8738643449

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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