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Suspension Footbridge at Ngr So 565280 (That Part in Kings Caple Civil Parish)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kings Caple, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9491 / 51°56'56"N

Longitude: -2.6344 / 2°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 356494

OS Northings: 228030

OS Grid: SO564280

Mapcode National: GBR FP.M95F

Mapcode Global: VH869.985P

Entry Name: Suspension Footbridge at Ngr So 565280 (That Part in Kings Caple Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154300

Location: Kings Caple, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Kings Caple

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Kings Caple

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

KINGS CAPLE CP -
SO 52 NE
SO 565280
3/41 Suspension footbridge
at NGR SO 565280 (that
part in Kings Caple CP)
II
Suspension footbridge over River Wye. Probably c1875 with later alterations.
Plaque with raised lettering:
LOUIS HARPER A.M.I.C.E.
MAKER
ABERDEEN
Rock-faced sandstone ashlar, concrete, breeze blocks, brick cast-iron steel
cables and wood. Stone piers on each river bank carry a pair of braced
cyclindrical tapered columns with spiked ball-finials; from the columns are
suspended steel cables from which is hung a wooden board-walk; outward from
the columns the main cables are secured under ramped stone, concrete, breeze
block and brick approaches with cast-iron railings and gates some of the main
posts of which have ball-finials. Maker's plaque is on the south side of
the horizontal brace between the southern pair of main columns. The other
part of the bridge is in Sellack CP (qv).


Listing NGR: SO5649428029

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