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Latitude: 51.0409 / 51°2'27"N
Longitude: -1.7582 / 1°45'29"W
OS Eastings: 417051
OS Northings: 126862
OS Grid: SU170268
Mapcode National: GBR 51P.LBC
Mapcode Global: FRA 766C.GVY
Entry Name: Bridge over Avon Navigation, to Rear of Stable Block
Listing Date: 28 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023840
English Heritage Legacy ID: 319519
Location: Britford, Wiltshire, SP5
Civil Parish: Britford
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Britford St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 12 NE ODSTOCK LONGFORD PARK
5/138 Bridge over Avon Navigation,
to rear of stable Block
Foot bridge over former Avon Navigation. Late C18. Irregular bond
brick with limestone dressings. Two round arches with stone
voussoirs and keystones, low cutwaters on both sides, rounded
bricks to parapet and to angled revetment walls on either side.
Heraldic shield in limestone on east face between arches, bears
arms of Bouverie and Marsham, dating the bridge to about 1748;
Jacob Bouverie married Elizabeth Marsham 1741, and became Viscount
Folkestone 1747. The bridge is too low for canal traffic and post-
dates the abandonment of the Navigation in the 1730s.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).
Listing NGR: SU1705126862
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