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Long Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8691 / 51°52'8"N

Longitude: 0.6849 / 0°41'5"E

OS Eastings: 584942

OS Northings: 222359

OS Grid: TL849223

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.L12

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.T8FY

Entry Name: Long Bridge

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Last Amended: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116060

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Coggeshall

Built-Up Area: Coggeshall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL BRIDGE STREET
(south end)

9/29 Long Bridge (Stephen's
31.10.66 Bridge) (formerly
listed in Birdge
Street)

GV II

Road bridge over River Blackwater. C13 origin, much altered in C20. Red brick
in English and Flemish bond, with stone coping. Crosses river from N to S;
original fabric visible to W, widened in C20 on E side. On the W side there are
3 slightly pointed arches of C13 brickwork, the central arch wider and higher
than the others, and 2 cutwaters of brick supporting an iron girder of H-section
which supports the modern parapet. On the E side there are 3 round arches of
C20 brickwork and 2 concrete buttresses. Each parapet wall has on the inside a
bronze plaque embossed 'Essex County Council 1912', and stone copings of
triangular section with rounded crest. The SE parapet splays towards Monkwell;
the others follow the line of the road; all are of later construction than the
bridge. Illustrated by J. Greig in Excursions through Essex, 1818. RCHM
(Little Coggeshall) 8.


Listing NGR: TL8494222359

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