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White Mill Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8045 / 50°48'16"N

Longitude: -2.0615 / 2°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 395763

OS Northings: 100550

OS Grid: ST957005

Mapcode National: GBR 31J.FN8

Mapcode Global: FRA 66KZ.4P3

Entry Name: White Mill Bridge

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107699

Location: Shapwick, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Shapwick

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shapwick St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STURMINSTER MARSHALL

ST 90 SE
4/49

White Mill Bridge

18.3.55

I

Bridge across the River Stour. C16. Ironstone and limestone. There are
eight round arches, the four in the middle being larger, each of four ribs
(the outer chamfered), and between them are substantial cutwaters, the
parapet, of later date, oversails the walls on rounded corbels, and the
moulding above the corbels is repeated round the cutwaters in different
form; the parapet provides refuges above the cutwaters, and at each end
splays outwards. Attached to the parapet in the middle of the bridge (north
side) is a cast iron plate, bearing the following:-
NOTICE - DORSET. Any person wilfully INJURING any part of this COUNTY
BRIDGE will be guilty of a FELONY and upon conviction liable to be
TRANSPORTED FOR LIFE - BY THE COURT - T FOOKS 7 & 8 Geo4 G30 S13.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1153005.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12th April 2016.

Listing NGR: ST9576300550

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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