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The Palladian Bridge, Stourton with Gasper

Description: The Palladian Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321249

OS Grid Reference: ST7743833952
OS Grid Coordinates: 377438, 133952
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1044, -2.3236

Location: High Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QE

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6QE

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(east side)
6/143 The Palladian Bridge
(formerly listed as
6.1.66 The Five Arch Bridge)

Bridge carrying turfed track over west arm of Garden Lake. 1762
for Henry Hoare, the design from Leoni's The Architecture of
Palladio, Book III, published in 1721. Limestone. Five segmental
arches with rusticated voussoirs and dropped keystones, cutwaters
on both sides, plat band to plain parapet with pitched coping,
square end piers. Important element in the view of the lake from
Stourton High Street.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7743733952

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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