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Description: Bathampton Toll Bridge
Date Listed: 19 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 32037
OS Grid Reference: ST7746266979
OS Grid Coordinates: 377462, 166979
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4014, -2.3254
ST 7766 BATHAMPTON C.P. MILL LANE
8/36 Bathampton Toll Bridge
Toll Bridge. Early/mid C19th and works in 1870-72 by Hickes and Isaac of Bath.
Bath stone ashlar. Gothic features. 9 pointed arches, 3 main arches to centre
portion and 3 smaller arches at each end. Wide 2-stage buttress with weather
capping at each side of central 3 arch span, narrow buttress with pinnacle each
side of central arch. Parapets pierced with trefoil openings, moulded copings.
North end of bridge is built over earlier bridge and mill leet. In the masonry
of the bridge is a Romanesque capital, said to belong to Bath Abbey (actually a
fake). See also List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
for the City of Bath; item 2/913.
Listing NGR: ST7746266979
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Source: English Heritage
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