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Conway Bridge, at Foot of Happy Valley

A Grade II Listed Building in Remenham, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5264 / 51°31'35"N

Longitude: -0.8808 / 0°52'50"W

OS Eastings: 477738

OS Northings: 181429

OS Grid: SU777814

Mapcode National: GBR C50.64P

Mapcode Global: VHDWG.PW6Q

Entry Name: Conway Bridge, at Foot of Happy Valley

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41270

Location: Remenham, Wokingham, RG9

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Remenham

Built-Up Area: Henley-on-Thames

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Remenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

REMENHAM HENLEY ROAD
SU 78 SE
1/20 Conway Bridge,
at foot of Happy Valley
26.1.67
G.V. II
Road bridge 1763 designed by Thomas Pitt, first Lord Camelford (Colvin)
Engineer, Reverend Humphrey Gainsborough, brother of Thomas Gainsborough.
Carrying the Henley-Wargrave road, a single arch of cyclopian blocks
in imitation of rockwork through which can be seen the River Thomas.
The rockwork of the bridge and approach walls is said to have come from
Reading Abbey. Built for General Conway of Park Place.
VCH Vol.III.p.163. B.O.E. Berkshire p.193.


Listing NGR: SU7773881429

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