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Thornborough Bridge (That Part in Buckingham Civil Parish)

A Grade I Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9925 / 51°59'32"N

Longitude: -0.9394 / 0°56'21"W

OS Eastings: 472922

OS Northings: 233199

OS Grid: SP729331

Mapcode National: GBR BZ9.3B4

Mapcode Global: VHDT9.N5RX

Entry Name: Thornborough Bridge (That Part in Buckingham Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377100

Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Buckingham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Thornborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


BUCKINGHAM

SP73SW A421
879-1/4/1 (North side)
13/10/52 Thornborough Bridge (that part in
Buckingham CP)

I

Bridge. C15, repaired and altered 1661 with other late C19 and
C20 repairs. Coursed squared limestone with some ironstone,
especially to lower courses, and limestone dressings; blue
brick and cement repairs to bases of piers.
Six 4-centred arches. Arch to east of centre is
hollow-chamfered. That to west of centre is double
hollow-chamfered. Both arches divided into 3 bays over
channels by 2 hollow-chamfered ribs and have hoodmoulds to
south side. Penultimate arches are chamfered with hoodmoulds;
one label stop to north side, west end, of male head with
mason's cap. Outer arches are chamfered and at some distance
from others. 3 central piers have cutwaters to upstream (S)
side only, carried up through parapet as passing places.
Penultimate pier at west end has rectangular projection to
north side with passing place and inscription panel to north
face. This reads: THIS BRIDG WAS REPAIRED AT THE CHARGE OF
THE/ COUNTY: ANO DOMINYI 166(1) ACCORDING TO ASESIONS/ ORDER:
SR. RICHARD TEMPL(E) SR. TOBY TUREL BARRONETS/ AND THOMAS
STAFFORD ESQUIR BEING APPOYNTED/ TO TAKE ORDER FOR THE DOING
OF (T)HE SAME/ AND WILLIAM WOOLLHEA(D) OF THORNBOROW YEAMAN
WAS/ TU....ER OF THE SAID WORK THOMAS N..O... THE SAYE
The inscription, which is damaged and fractured in places, has
reversed Ns and is flanked by raised shields. That to left
reads: THOMAS/ WARD M/ ASUN, that to right: ROBERT/
COLLISON(?)/ MAS(ON). String course below inscription.
Mason's(?) name inscribed on left side of pier, lower down, in
similar script, JOHN CARR. Initials R and reversed W appear in
other places. Irregular C20 stone coping.
Approx half of bridge is in Thornborough CP. Bridge spans the
Claydon Brook, not far upstream from its confluence with the
River Ouse. Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(RCHME: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of
Buckinghamshire: 1913-: 297).


Listing NGR: SP7292233199

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