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Bridge over Road and Revetments to Cutting, 160 Metres to South of Nettleden Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Nettleden with Potten End, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7828 / 51°46'58"N

Longitude: -0.5246 / 0°31'28"W

OS Eastings: 501873

OS Northings: 210379

OS Grid: TL018103

Mapcode National: GBR G6C.06J

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.VGJ4

Entry Name: Bridge over Road and Revetments to Cutting, 160 Metres to South of Nettleden Road

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158004

Location: Nettleden with Potten End, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Nettleden with Potten End

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Nettleden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW NETTLEDEN WITH ROMAN ROAD
POTTEN END Nettleden

3/223 Bridge over road and
- revetments to cutting,
160m to S of Nettleden Road

GV II


Flyover bridge to carry former principal drive to Ashridge over a local
road artifically sunk here with revetted sides. Early C19, probably by
James Wyatt, for Earl of Bridgewater c.1808. Bridge of red brick in
English-bond with Portland stone string course, piers and hogsback-
section coping between: revetments of similar brick and bond with large
panels of uncoursed knapped flints. A Tudor-arched bridge of about 4m
span and 3.5m height to springing of arch, built in 6 segments stepping
up the slope southwards, and supporting a wide carriageway for the
former drive running E-W at the upper level. The low brick parapets
with splayed ends were broken by 4 tall Gothic stone piers on each side
with cusped panels in each face and cross-gabled tops. The lower halfs
remain but the upper parts lie tumbled in the vicinity. The deep cutting
with revetted sides extends for some distance.


Listing NGR: TL0204410506

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