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Queensberry Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1708 / 51°10'14"N

Longitude: -1.7853 / 1°47'7"W

OS Eastings: 415107

OS Northings: 141309

OS Grid: SU151413

Mapcode National: GBR 502.KFY

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.0TKT

Entry Name: Queensberry Bridge

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321321

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Amesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

AMESBURY CHURCH. STREET
SU 1541
11/10 Queensberry Bridge

II
Road bridge over the River Avon. 1775 by John Smeaton. Limestone
ashlar on elm plank foundations. Central horizontal section of 3
segmental arches of rusticated voussoirs and raised keyblocks,
meeting string band at base of parapet. At each end a smaller
single arch similarly turned. Cutwaters to piers both sides.
Parapet has raised central panel bearing incised inscription
MDCCLXXV each side. Bridge widens at abutments and terminates with
rusticated quoins.
(Turner, T. The Engineer of his Age CL. 6.6.1974. design in Royal
Society)


Listing NGR: SU1510741309

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