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Bridge over the River Wey to the North West Corner of Tilford Green

A Grade I Listed Building in Tilford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1843 / 51°11'3"N

Longitude: -0.7541 / 0°45'14"W

OS Eastings: 487174

OS Northings: 143524

OS Grid: SU871435

Mapcode National: GBR DBK.N4Y

Mapcode Global: VHDY8.WH6G

Entry Name: Bridge over the River Wey to the North West Corner of Tilford Green

Listing Date: 9 March 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291606

Location: Tilford, Waverley, Surrey, GU10

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Tilford

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Tilford

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 84SE TILFORD C.P. TILFORD ROAD

4/97 Bridge over the River
9/3/60 Wey to the North West
corner of Tilford
Green

GV I

Bridge. C13, probably built by the Monks of Waverley Abbey. Local iron-stone rubble
with thin slabs forming voussoirs over the arches, C20 wooden posts and rails above.
Four visible arches, a fifth, once visible, now marked by upstream cutwater and down-
stream projection. The arches increase slightly in span and height to the centre.
Upstream cutwaters half-pyramidal in shape, downstream cutwaters rounded on "keeled"
ie pointed, plinths. Centre pair of upstream cutwaters chamfered. One of a series
of bridges built by the Monks between Farnham and Guildford and an important feature
on the Village Green. The bridge is a scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey Ancient
Monument No. 140.
RESEARCH VOLUME OF THE SURREY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOC. NO. 1 (1974): The River Wey Bridges
Between Farnham and Guildford. Article by D. R. Renn pp 75 - 83.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp 408 - 9.
V.C.H. VOL II p.593.


Listing NGR: SU8717443524

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