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Latitude: 51.1034 / 51°6'12"N
Longitude: -2.3261 / 2°19'33"W
OS Eastings: 377266
OS Northings: 133838
OS Grid: ST772338
Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.LS0
Mapcode Global: VH97Z.MJNH
Entry Name: Rockwork Bridge
Listing Date: 6 January 1966
Last Amended: 9 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1199172
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321252
Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12
Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Upper Stour
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS
ST 73 SE
6/146 Rockwork Bridge
6.1.66 (formerly listed as The Rock Bridge)
Rustic bridge carrying track from lake to Temple of Apollo (q.v.)
over the Zeals Road. 1762-65. Rustic limestone. Segmental-arched
bridge with rough niches and revetment walls, track over is
approached by steps lined with rockwork with several platforms with
niches and 'windows', small rockwork bridge frames the path as it
crosses the main bridge. The Hermitage built in 1771 and
dismantled 1814 was incorporated into the picturesque approach to
the rockwork bridge.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)
Listing NGR: ST7726533837
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