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Duchess Bridge and Flanking Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243822

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

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

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Listing Text

3P4735 ADDERBURY OXFORD ROAD
Adderbury East
7/99 Duchess Bridge and flanking
walls

II
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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