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Carr Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hungarton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6703 / 52°40'13"N

Longitude: -0.956 / 0°57'21"W

OS Eastings: 470695

OS Northings: 308577

OS Grid: SK706085

Mapcode National: GBR BPY.K4C

Mapcode Global: WHFKK.940Q

Entry Name: Carr Bridge

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190690

Location: Hungarton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Hungarton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Hungarton St John The Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


SK 70 NW

3/28 Carr bridge


Small bridge. Dated 1770 and 1793. Coursed squared stone and red brick.
A single segmental brick arch springs from stone base and splayed sides.
The narrow pathway is partly cobbled. The keystone on one side is inscribed
'A.B.' over 1770 and 1793. The initials probably refer to Andrew Burnaby
of nearby Baggrave Hall, although the bridge is supposed to have been built
for a Vicar of Lowesby called Carr so that the hunt could more easily cross
Queniborough Brook. Hence perhaps the 2 dates. Bridge stands to W of Carr
Bridge Spinney near a guidepost on the Baggrave-Lowesby footpath.

Listing NGR: SK7069508577

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