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Vineyard Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9518 / 51°57'6"N

Longitude: -1.9664 / 1°57'59"W

OS Eastings: 402404

OS Northings: 228142

OS Grid: SP024281

Mapcode National: GBR 3N1.MNX

Mapcode Global: VHB1K.V6SM

Entry Name: Vineyard Bridge

Listing Date: 31 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134119

Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Winchcombe

Built-Up Area: Winchcombe

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 02 28 WINCHCOMBE VINEYARD STREET

305/4/211 Vineyard Bridge

31.10.84

II

Road bridge over stream. 1891. J. Drayton Wyatt, architect, and John Oakey, mason. Ashlar or rock-faced limestone. Single segmental span c 6.5 m with voussoirs and dropped central keystone, carrying deep parapet with wave-mould weathered top and edge mouldings, arch framed by piers carried down, and crowned by pyramid cappings, a central pier with raised pyramidal panel mould, and plain piers to extended walls beyond centre section. On the east side the parapet wall, in rock faced store and with plain weathered capping, extends to small iron gate adjacent to No 14, Vineyard Street ( q.v.). Total run of walls c 25 m, road width between parapets c 6.5 m. The main arch construction is in brick. The last building at Winchcombe by Wyatt, who died in 1891, and a good example of the work of John Oakey, mason, working for Emma Dent at Sudeley Castle. This bridge gives access from the main thoroughfare of Winchcombe, via Vineyard Street, to one of the principal gatehouse entrances to Sudeley Castle (in the adjoining parish). (Oakey, J: REMINISCENCES OF WINCHCOMBE, 1936, reprinted 1971.)

Listing NGR: SP0240828120

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