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Packhorse Bridge, Sutton

Description: Packhorse Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 38446

OS Grid Reference: TL2205847423
OS Grid Coordinates: 522058, 247423
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1117, -0.2190

Location: Church Road, Sutton, Central Bedfordshire SG19 2NE

Locality: Sutton
County: Central Bedfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG19 2NE

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Sutton Packhorse Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

SUTTON HIGH STREET
TL 2247 (north side)
14/72
31.10.66 Packhorse Bridge
GV II*
Packhorse bridge, now used for foot traffic only. Medieval with later
repairs. Coursed ironstone, with dressed limestone coping to parapets.
Approximately 40 metres long. Approximately 2 metres wide to middle, splaying
to 3 metres at ends. 2 pointed arches, C14 to C15 in appearance. Central
pier forms cutwater to N elevation, rising to pedestrian refuge above.
Parapet walls slope down to ground level at each end, SE section of wall
supported by red brick buttresses, probably C18. Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: TL2205847423

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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