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Durweston Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stourpaine, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.877 / 50°52'37"N

Longitude: -2.1953 / 2°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 386358

OS Northings: 108628

OS Grid: ST863086

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z1.XFT

Mapcode Global: FRA 669S.6LH

Entry Name: Durweston Bridge

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Last Amended: 11 June 2004

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103125

Location: Durweston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Stourpaine

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Stourpaine Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

DURWESTON

434/6/37 MAIN ROAD
14-JUL-55 DURWESTON BRIDGE

(Formerly listed as:
BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER STOUR)
(Formerly listed as:
MAIN ROAD
DURWESTON BRIDGE (THAT PART IN THE PAR
ISH OF DURWESTON))

II*
Road bridge over the River Stour. Dated 1795. By Joseph Towsey for H W Portman of Bryanston. Greensand ashlar of 3 semi-circular arches. Triangular cutwaters carried up to form refuges. Parapets have rounded copings with plat-bands below. Plain ashlar voussoirs. Walls sweep out and terminate at ashlar piers. Inscription recording building of bridge. Plaque warning of severe penalties for those inflicting malicious damage on bridge.
Part in the parish of Stourpaine.
(RCHM, Dorset. vol. III, p.91, no.2. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England : Dorset. Penguin, 1972, p.192)

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