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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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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


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


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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