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Queensberry Bridge, Amesbury

Description: Queensberry Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321321

OS Grid Reference: SU1510741309
OS Grid Coordinates: 415107, 141309
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1708, -1.7853

Locality: Amesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 7EU

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Listing Text

SU 1541
11/10 Queensberry Bridge

Road bridge over the River Avon. 1775 by John Smeaton. Limestone
ashlar on elm plank foundations. Central horizontal section of 3
segmental arches of rusticated voussoirs and raised keyblocks,
meeting string band at base of parapet. At each end a smaller
single arch similarly turned. Cutwaters to piers both sides.
Parapet has raised central panel bearing incised inscription
MDCCLXXV each side. Bridge widens at abutments and terminates with
rusticated quoins.
(Turner, T. The Engineer of his Age CL. 6.6.1974. design in Royal

Listing NGR: SU1510741309

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Source: English Heritage

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