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Latitude: 52.0139 / 52°0'50"N
Longitude: -1.3091 / 1°18'32"W
OS Eastings: 447514
OS Northings: 235279
OS Grid: SP475352
Mapcode National: GBR 7TF.RTX
Mapcode Global: VHCWG.8M9Z
Entry Name: Duchess Bridge and Flanking Walls
Listing Date: 5 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1300916
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243822
Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17
Civil Parish: Adderbury
Built-Up Area: Adderbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Adderbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
3P4735 ADDERBURY OXFORD ROAD
7/99 Duchess Bridge and flanking
Road bridge. Probably mid C18 for the Duke of Buccleuch. Marlstone ashlar.
Depressed arch has rusticated voussoirs, alternately longer and shorter; eastern
arch was formerly flanked by blind keyed occuli, only one of which remains.
Plain parapet, rising from and parallel to a band, cants over the arch, and is
terminated by square piers, on the western side flanked by matching walling and
further piers extending approximately 18 metres to south and north. Eastern
parapet has been raised. The bridge forms a feature in the grounds of Adderbury
House (q.v.). The Duke of Buccleuch employed Capability Brown in the development
off the former park.
(VCR: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p9)
Listing NGR: SP4751435279
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