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Latitude: 52.3766 / 52°22'35"N
Longitude: -2.3137 / 2°18'49"W
OS Eastings: 378738
OS Northings: 275444
OS Grid: SO787754
Mapcode National: GBR 0BC.XHB
Mapcode Global: VH91S.VJ5F
Entry Name: Severn Bridge Including Flanking Arches and Balustrade
Listing Date: 22 April 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100000
English Heritage Legacy ID: 156638
Location: Bewdley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12
District: Wyre Forest
Civil Parish: Bewdley
Built-Up Area: Bewdley
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Wribbenhall
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP -
13/1 Severn Bridge including
flanking arches and
Bridge. 1798 by Thomas Telford. Ashlar and cast iron. Three arches over
river, two towpath arches on south bank, 14 arches on north bank extending
about 50 metres to south-east; balustrades on river part of stone, cast
iron on land. South front: three segmental arches with rusticated voussoirs,
triangular cutwaters with pyramidal caps, above which pilasters rise to the
moulded cornice below the balustrade which has bulbous balusters; central
pedimented tablet in balustrade bearing the arms of Bewdley (VCH 4, p 298;
L S Snell n.d. Essays towards a history of Bewdley, Birmingham pp 82 - 88;
BoE p 85; H Colvin, 1978, A biographical dictionary of British architects
1600 - 1840, London p 821).
Listing NGR: SO7873875444
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