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Forge Bridge and Weir (Those Parts in Leintwardine)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leintwardine, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3703 / 52°22'12"N

Longitude: -2.8034 / 2°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 345394

OS Northings: 274993

OS Grid: SO453749

Mapcode National: GBR BG.RVXG

Mapcode Global: VH76M.CP9B

Entry Name: Forge Bridge and Weir (Those Parts in Leintwardine)

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149516

Location: Leintwardine, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Leintwardine

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 47 SE LEINTWARDINE CP -

7/50 Forge Bridge and weir
(those parts in
Leintwardine CP)
11.6.59

GV II*


Road bridge and weir across River Teme. Circa 1772. By Richard Payne Knight
and Thomas Farnolls Pritchard. Squared sandstone rubble and brick with sand-
stone dressings. Alignment is north/south. Large semi-circular arch with
dressed voussoirs and projecting keystone spans the main river course
springing from stepped imposts. It is flanked by square embattled turrets
with part-pyramidical cappings and has flat pointed embattled parapet with
corbel table beneath the whole. To either side is a smaller stilted round
headed arch beneath a plain parapet. Beyond the small southern arch is
an intermediated sized version of the main arch with similar detailing of
corbels, turrets etc. Weir to west is also semi-circular and constructed
of brick and sandstone. (BoE, p 118).


Listing NGR: SO4539474993

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