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Description: The Palladian Bridge
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
STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS
ST 73 SE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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