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Rockwork Bridge, Stourton with Gasper

Description: Rockwork Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321252

OS Grid Reference: ST7726633837
OS Grid Coordinates: 377266, 133837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1034, -2.3261

Location: Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QB

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

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(east side)
6/146 Rockwork Bridge
6.1.66 (formerly listed as The Rock Bridge)
Rustic bridge carrying track from lake to Temple of Apollo (q.v.)
over the Zeals Road. 1762-65. Rustic limestone. Segmental-arched
bridge with rough niches and revetment walls, track over is
approached by steps lined with rockwork with several platforms with
niches and 'windows', small rockwork bridge frames the path as it
crosses the main bridge. The Hermitage built in 1771 and
dismantled 1814 was incorporated into the picturesque approach to
the rockwork bridge.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7726533837

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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