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Powick Old Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1702 / 52°10'12"N

Longitude: -2.2425 / 2°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 383511

OS Northings: 252469

OS Grid: SO835524

Mapcode National: GBR 1G9.XJ7

Mapcode Global: VH92T.2QV5

Entry Name: Powick Old Bridge

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153407

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Bedwardine

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: St John in Bedwardine

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

POWICK CP A 449 (off)
SO 85 SW
3/89 Powick Old Bridge
25.3.68
GV I
Bridge. Late medieval with C17 alterations. Stone with brick parapets.
Has three stone skew arches separated by triangular cutwaters with pedestrian
refuges; two further northern arches are C17 and are segmental; the southern
one is of brick. The first and second battles of Worcester, which opened and
closed the Civil War, took place at the bridge, in 1642 and 1651. The two
northern-piers of the bridge were destroyed by the Royalists in 1651. Part
of this bridge is in the City of Worcester (qv). (VCH, vol 4, p 184).
Scheduled Ancient Monument, County no 323.


Listing NGR: SO8351152469

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