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Aylesford Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Aylesford, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3032 / 51°18'11"N

Longitude: 0.4795 / 0°28'46"E

OS Eastings: 572941

OS Northings: 158927

OS Grid: TQ729589

Mapcode National: GBR PQS.82F

Mapcode Global: VHJM6.8HCT

Entry Name: Aylesford Bridge

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Last Amended: 25 February 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179262

Location: Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME20

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Aylesford

Built-Up Area: Ditton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Aylesford St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

AYLESFORD CP STATION ROAD
TQ 7258
12/87 Aylesford Bridge
(formerly listed as
25.8.59 The Bridge)

- I

Bridge. C14, central arch widened by removing a pier to allow passage for larger
river traffic in 1824. Coursed and random rubblestone. 5 arches, that in centre
wider, the outer 4-pointed and all double-chamfered with stone dressings.
Sloping buttresses to piers with cut-waters below on rebuilt concrete foundations,
revealed only at low tide. Octagonal and triangular canted stand-points resting
on buttresses over the piers with 2 to the south of the central arch and 6 to the
north. Stone-coped parapet. A barge-bed remains below the bridge, constructed
from large baulks of timber (this part not listable). Scheduled as an Ancient
Monument.


Listing NGR: TQ7294958946

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