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Bourton Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8869 / 51°53'12"N

Longitude: -1.7684 / 1°46'6"W

OS Eastings: 416035

OS Northings: 220957

OS Grid: SP160209

Mapcode National: GBR 4QD.PQC

Mapcode Global: VHB1W.9TGV

Entry Name: Bourton Bridge

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129897

Location: Lower Slaughter, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Lower Slaughter

Built-Up Area: Bourton-on-the-Water

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Lower Slaughter St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20 March 2017.

FOSSEWAY
SP 12 SE
6/14 Bourton Bridge

25.8.60
- II

Bridge on boundary of the parishes of Cold Aston, Bourton-on-the-Water and Lower Slaughter. Built 1806, widened 1959. Ashlar. Parapet with roll-moulded capping rises to gentle point at centre of span and terminates in octagonal piers with bell-shaped cappings. Three slightly pointed arches spanning River Windrush in a 'Tudor'-arched recess, weathered breakwaters. The east (Bourton) side retains the old masonary, the west side was moved to form a wider carriageway 1959. Stone plaque by T.S. Chant recording widening on east side below bridge parapet. An historic crossing, bridged first by the Romans and with a stone bridge since 1483.

Listing NGR: SP1603320966

The asset was previously listed thrice also under List entries 1089868 and 1088760. These entries were removed from the List on 20 March 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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