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The Bridge and Causeway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dorchester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6407 / 51°38'26"N

Longitude: -1.1627 / 1°9'45"W

OS Eastings: 458034

OS Northings: 193872

OS Grid: SU580938

Mapcode National: GBR 90M.0VT

Mapcode Global: VHCYG.S1N2

Entry Name: The Bridge and Causeway

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248058

Location: Dorchester, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester (South Oxfordshire)

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dorchester

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


DORCHESTER
SU5793, SU5794, SU59SE
8/29, 5/29, 3/29 The Bridge and Causeway
18/07/63

GV II*

Bridge and causeway. 1814-16 by Francis Sandys. Limestone ashlar and coursed
squared rubble. Central portion of the bridge is in ashlar with a segmental
arch, cornice and balustraded parapet between wide piers; flanking rubble
sections each have 2 smaller arches, and the plain band and rubble parapet
continue along the causeways. The western causeway sweeps round towards the
north, with square ashlar piers terminating the outward curving parapets, and
has a small arch halfway along. The eastern causeway is straight, the parapet
curves outwards only on the south, and there is a small arch at the eastern end.
The inner faces of the main piers have recessed stone seats.


Listing NGR: SU5803493872

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