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Latitude: 51.76 / 51°45'35"N
Longitude: -1.2457 / 1°14'44"W
OS Eastings: 452159
OS Northings: 207080
OS Grid: SP521070
Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.PVH
Mapcode Global: VHCXV.C1B3
Entry Name: Footbridge over River Cherwell at Parsons Pleasure Punt Rollers
Listing Date: 29 May 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119763
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469292
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1
Electoral Ward/Division: Holywell
Built-Up Area: Oxford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary the Virgin with St Cross with St Peter-in-the-East,
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP50NW OXFORD SOUTH PARKS ROAD
612/24/10035 Footbridge over River
Cherwell at Parson's Pleasure punt rollers
Footbridge over river, crossing the tail of the Parson's Pleasure weir and now part of the Marston cycle track, 1949. R Travers Morgan and Partners. Prestressed concrete with aluminium alloy parapets. Two post-tensioned portal frames with a clear span of 45ft, rigidly fixed to bases, with deck of prestressed precast planks, later replaced by in situ concrete. This is the first statically indeterminate prestressed concrete bridge in Britain, and may be the first prestressed fixed arch in the world.
(Concrete and Constructional Engineering, October: Goldstein A: Design and Construction of Arch Footbridge at Oxford: 1950-)
Listing NGR: SP5215907080
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