Description: New Bridge
Date Listed: 24 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 32582
OS Grid Reference: ST7166965779
OS Grid Coordinates: 371669, 165779
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3903, -2.4085
ST 76 NW NEWTON ST LOE BRISTOL ROAD
4/132 New Bridge
Bridge over the River Avon. Circa 1720-40, widened and remodelled in 1826 by
H.E. Goodridge of Bath. Ashlar. Single arch spanning 28 metres rusticated quoins.
Open roundels in the spandrels. Battered and projecting abutments with sunken
panels. 8 round headed flood arches with cutwaters between on each side, those
on the Bath side curving towards the east. Plain band over and coped parapet.
John Wood's Description of Bath states that the drawings for the original bridge
were made by a Mr Hobbs for John Strahan of Bristol but that the work was executed
by Ralph Allen. Also listed in the City of Bath, item 1/643.
Listing NGR: ST7167965782
Source: English Heritage
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