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Latitude: 51.9329 / 51°55'58"N
Longitude: 0.6006 / 0°36'2"E
OS Eastings: 578883
OS Northings: 229235
OS Grid: TL788292
Mapcode National: GBR QJJ.W2L
Mapcode Global: VHJJ5.CPB3
Entry Name: Sparrows Bridge
Listing Date: 25 January 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1276401
English Heritage Legacy ID: 409475
Location: Gosfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9
Civil Parish: Gosfield
Built-Up Area: Gosfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Gosfield St Catherine
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
The following building shall be added to the list:-
TL 72 NE GOSFIELD -
7/10000 Sparrows Bridge
Accommodation bridge. Circa 1865. Wrought and cast iron, timber
deck, rendered brick abutments. Single span, bar-stayed
cantilever design. Four cast iron towers with spike finials.
Decorative cast iron balustrades. At time of survey most
balustrade panels missing, deck concreted. This type of bridge
is rare and few of this date survive. The bridge carried the
driveway through the park to Gosfield Place, built circa 1865 on
the site of an earlier mansion for B Sparrow Esq. The house was
demolished circa 1925.
Listing NGR: TL7888329235
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