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Castle Bridge (That Part in Downton Civil Parish)

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.364 / 52°21'50"N

Longitude: -2.8172 / 2°49'1"W

OS Eastings: 344453

OS Northings: 274309

OS Grid: SO444743

Mapcode National: GBR BF.S54B

Mapcode Global: VH76M.4V13

Entry Name: Castle Bridge (That Part in Downton Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150194

Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Downton

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 SW
SO 44487431
3/15 Castle Bridge (that
part in Downton CP)
Accommodation bridge over the River Teme. Late C18. Sandstone ashlar
with horizontal tooling. Three elliptical arches, the central one of which
is larger than the flanking arches, and all have hoodmoulds. Plain parapet,
above corbel table over arches, splayed at ends and terminating in rectangular
piers with flat capping. The bridge is about five yards wide and 55 yards long.
The original main southern approach to Downton Castle (qv) crossed the River
Teme at Castle Bridge. It was probably also designed by Richard Payne Knight
together with Forge Bridge (qv) downstream and possibly Burrington Bridge (qv)
upstream. (BoE, p l18)a (Also see under Burrington CP).

Listing NGR: SO4445374309

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