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Bidford Bridge, Bidford-on-Avon

Description: Bidford Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305066

OS Grid Reference: SP0990451761
OS Grid Coordinates: 409904, 251761
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1640, -1.8566

Location: B4085, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire B50 4AE

Locality: Bidford-on-Avon
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B50 4AE

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

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Listing Text


9/54 Bidford Bridge
- I

Bridge over the Avon. Early C15. Coursed lias, limestone and other stones,
with some brick patching on east side. 8 arches, with cutwaters on east side
only. 2-centred arch at each end, 1 high round arch for passage of boats,
other arches 4-centred. 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th arches from Bidford side
original (V.C.H.). Parapet almost wholly renewed. Believed to have been
built by the monks of Bordesley Abbey. Repaired 1449, 1545 with stone from
Alcester Priory, major repairs 1641 and 1650, arch heightened late C18 when the
Avon was made navigable up to Stratford. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
(V.C.H. : Warwickshire III, p.54; Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological
Society XLII 1916, p.15; Buildings of England : Warwickshire, p.93).

Listing NGR: SP0990451761

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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