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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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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


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



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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