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Marlow Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Marlow, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5672 / 51°34'1"N

Longitude: -0.7731 / 0°46'23"W

OS Eastings: 485132

OS Northings: 186079

OS Grid: SU851860

Mapcode National: GBR D5W.PCL

Mapcode Global: VHDWB.KV4Z

Entry Name: Marlow Bridge

Listing Date: 11 April 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40785

Location: Bisham, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL7

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Civil Parish: Bisham

Built-Up Area: Marlow

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


SU 88 NE BISHAM MARLOW ROAD

2/15 Marlow Bridge
11.4.72
G.V. I

River suspension bridge. 1831-36, by William Tierney Clark, restored 1956-7. The
iron chains are carried by a pair of stone Doric triumphal arches on rusticated piers.
The iron rails to the wooden footways have contemporary "Palm Tree" heads. Clark
was a pupil of Telford and assistant to Rennie. He designed bridges also at Hammersmith
and Budapest, the former now destroyed. The restoration in 1956-7 was substantial,
so that much of the ironwork and chains are new. The appearance of the bridge, however,
remains unchanged.
Part of the bridge is included in the Statutory List as 1/60 for the former Urban District
of Marlow, now part of Wycombe District in the County of Buckinghamshire.


Listing NGR: SU8513286079

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