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Holy Trinity Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Crowland, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6757 / 52°40'32"N

Longitude: -0.1683 / 0°10'5"W

OS Eastings: 523939

OS Northings: 310237

OS Grid: TF239102

Mapcode National: GBR HYN.691

Mapcode Global: WHHN6.D02L

Entry Name: Holy Trinity Bridge

Listing Date: 1 January 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 197970

Location: Crowland, South Holland, Lincolnshire, PE6

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Holland

Civil Parish: Crowland

Built-Up Area: Crowland

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Crowland St Mary and St Bartholomew and St Guthlac

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

CROWLAND EAST STREET
TF 2210-2310 (west side)

17/7 Holy Trinity Bridge
1962
G.V. I

Footbridge. c.1375. Limestone ashlar and rubble. Triangular
plan. 3 richly moulded pointed archways joined to each other at
an angle of 120 degrees. Beneath the bridge 3 broad semi-
circular arches are decorated with slender liernes. Upper
walkways with high moulded coped parapets. Steep flight of13
steps on west side. East side with a flight of 5 steps leading
to a rubble slope. South side with a flight of 4 steps leading
to another rubble slope with a wooden railing on the west side of
this flight; possibly reflecting a partial re-modelling. 6 foot
high seated figure of Christ holding an orb erected against the
west side of the east wall of this flight. The statue dates from
c.1260 and probably originated on the apex of the west front of
Crowland Abbey, the gable of which was taken down in 1720.
Originally functioned as a route over the junction of the rivers
Nene and Welland. A wooden triangular bridge was known to have
existed on this site in 943. Source: Larken, p.26. Scheduled
as Ancient Monument No. 7.


Listing NGR: TF2393910237

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