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Bridge over Avon Navigation, to Rear of Stable Block, Britford

Description: Bridge over Avon Navigation, to Rear of Stable Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319519

OS Grid Reference: SU1705126862
OS Grid Coordinates: 417051, 126862
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0409, -1.7582

Location: Britford, Wiltshire SP5 4ED

Locality: Britford
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 4ED

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Listing Text


5/138 Bridge over Avon Navigation,
to rear of stable Block


Foot bridge over former Avon Navigation. Late C18. Irregular bond
brick with limestone dressings. Two round arches with stone
voussoirs and keystones, low cutwaters on both sides, rounded
bricks to parapet and to angled revetment walls on either side.
Heraldic shield in limestone on east face between arches, bears
arms of Bouverie and Marsham, dating the bridge to about 1748;
Jacob Bouverie married Elizabeth Marsham 1741, and became Viscount
Folkestone 1747. The bridge is too low for canal traffic and post-
dates the abandonment of the Navigation in the 1730s.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1705126862

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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