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Double Bridge, About 70 Metres South East of East Outbuildings, Ven House

A Grade II Listed Building in Milborne Port, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9636 / 50°57'49"N

Longitude: -2.4552 / 2°27'18"W

OS Eastings: 368128

OS Northings: 118343

OS Grid: ST681183

Mapcode National: GBR MX.MPS5

Mapcode Global: FRA 56RK.FBV

Entry Name: Double Bridge, About 70 Metres South East of East Outbuildings, Ven House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Last Amended: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261895

Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Milborne Port

Built-Up Area: Milborne Port

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST61NE MILBORNE PORT CP LONDON ROAD (South side)

5/158 Double bridge, about 70 metres
South-East of East outbuildings,
Ven House
(formerly listed as Small Bridge
and low wall adjoining)

24.3.61

GV II

Double bridge. Probably C18. Local stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings. 'L'-plan; sited at junction of two
watercourses, of which the major is conduited from this bridge for nearly 150 metres Westwards under the Terrace (qv)
and the Orangery (qv): major span is therefore one sided (facing East), smaller span to North East at right angles is
two sided; segmental arches, voussoired with keystones, with open balustrade to East side of main bridge and South side
of small bridge, 3 plus 1 bays, with stone urn finials to 3 bays section: North parapet to smaller span of brickwork
with moulded stone capping. Part of the setting to an important Country House. (Country Life, 29th October, 1898).


Listing NGR: ST6812818343

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