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Somerset Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Peper Harow, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1871 / 51°11'13"N

Longitude: -0.6824 / 0°40'56"W

OS Eastings: 492177

OS Northings: 143926

OS Grid: SU921439

Mapcode National: GBR FCZ.G9F

Mapcode Global: VHFVS.4F29

Entry Name: Somerset Bridge

Listing Date: 9 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291591

Location: Peper Harow, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Peper Harow

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Shackleford and Peper Harow

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 94SW PEPER HAROW C.P. SHACKLEFORD ROAD

5/82 Somerset Bridge
9/3/60
II*

Bridge. C13 with C18 and C20 extensions and alterations. Probably built by the
Monks of Waverley Abbey. Local sandstone rubble to centre arch with slabs forming
voussoirs; sandstone ashlar to outer arches, with brick parapets. circa 3½ feet
high above. The right hand abutment has been widened and pierced with a brick-
lined arch and shallow concrete channel. The upstream cutwaters are "Keeled" ie.
pointed at both ends with chamfered tops, keeled with pyramidal tops to downstream
side. One of a series of bridges built between Farnham and Guildford by the Monks
with important historical associations. Scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey
Antiquity No. 30.

RESEARCH VOLUME OF THE SURREY ARCHAELOGICAL SOC NO. 1 (1974) Article: The River Wey
Bridges Between Farnham and Guildford by D. F. Renn F.S.A. pp.75-83.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971)


Listing NGR: SU9217743926

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