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Lady's Bridge with Attached Gate Piers, Gates and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Martin's, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9318 / 52°55'54"N

Longitude: -3.0312 / 3°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 330780

OS Northings: 337652

OS Grid: SJ307376

Mapcode National: GBR 74.M869

Mapcode Global: WH89J.DKSS

Entry Name: Lady's Bridge with Attached Gate Piers, Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255724

Location: St. Martin's, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Community: Chirk (Y Waun)

Parish: St. Martin's

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

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Listing Text

SJ 33 NW


Lady's Bridge with attached gate piers, gates and railings



Bridge with attached gate piers, gates and railings. Probably circa 1808 for Charlotte, Lady Dungannon. Bridge: regularly coursed and dressed sandstone with ashlar parapet. Single elliptical arch with rusticated voussoirs and raised keystone; flat string course, pilasters and embattled parapet, ramped down on west side. Gate piers, gates and railings, situated on eastern approach. Piers: sandstone ashlar. Square section with moulded panels to sides; moulded capping and shallow pyramidal caps. Wrought iron gates have spiked and arrow-shaped railings; railings with similarly shaped finials and cylindrical standards at east end. Spur stones on bridge. According to an inscription at Brynkinalt (Clwyd), Lady Dungannon 'embellished' the associated park between circa 1808 and circa 1812 and it is likely that the bridge was built as part of this scheme. Lady's Bridge spans the River Ceiriog, which here forms the border with Wales.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 October 2016.

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