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Road Bridge over River Avon

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fordingbridge, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9272 / 50°55'37"N

Longitude: -1.7888 / 1°47'19"W

OS Eastings: 414937

OS Northings: 114216

OS Grid: SU149142

Mapcode National: GBR 52Z.Y94

Mapcode Global: FRA 764N.GXP

Entry Name: Road Bridge over River Avon

Listing Date: 30 September 1964

Last Amended: 13 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143939

Location: Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire, SP6

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Fordingbridge

Built-Up Area: Fordingbridge

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Fordingbridge St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


15/14 Road bridge over
30.9.64 River Avon
(Formerly listed as ridge
GV over River Avon)
Road bridge. C14 or C15, widened c1841, refaced 1901, cantilevered
footway added to one side c1960. Ironstone, widened and refaced in
Chilmark stone. 7 arch bridge with rising approaches at each end.
Bridge consists of inner chamfered medieval arches, outside them, on
each side large spurs added to support outer C19 chamfered depressed
pointed arches. Above raised string at road level and parapet with
weathered coping. Each end of bridge parapet is octagonal pier with
heavy cap and corbel below on outside. Approaches have stone retaining
walls with similar parapet butting pier. On N side is late C20 walkway
on concrete cantilevers built into C19 widening.

Listing NGR: SP1132418374

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