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West Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6336 / 52°38'1"N

Longitude: -1.1422 / 1°8'31"W

OS Eastings: 458153

OS Northings: 304331

OS Grid: SK581043

Mapcode National: GBR FDK.VS

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.F2BB

Entry Name: West Bridge

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188836

Location: Leicester, LE3

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

WEST BRIDGE STREET
1.
5304
SK 5804 SW 2/350 West Bridge
II
2.
Opened 1891 A wide bridge with two charnels, with stone abutments and
cast iron arches with iron girders, not visible, under bridge. The arches
are cast iron with four-centred arches with spandrels having trefoil and
quatrefoil decoration, cornice above with Tudor roses. Heavy cast iron
decorated railed parapet, and ashlar octagonal turrets at ends with ogee-
shaped domes with crockets, finials, crenellation, and carved heads.
The ashlar cutwater at centre rises to castellated refuge. Spans the
River Soar which is canalised at this section. One of a series see:-
Bridge over River Soar - The Newarke
Bridge over River Soar - Mill Lane
Bridge over River- Upperton Road

Listing NGR: SK5815304331

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