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Latitude: 51.7099 / 51°42'35"N
Longitude: -1.4172 / 1°25'1"W
OS Eastings: 440365
OS Northings: 201404
OS Grid: SP403014
Mapcode National: GBR 6WN.NJ9
Mapcode Global: VHC0H.D940
Entry Name: New Bridge and Flanking Walls (That Part in Northmoor Civil Parish)
Listing Date: 12 September 1955
Last Amended: 17 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368262
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252310
Location: Northmoor, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Northmoor
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Northmoor
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
NORTHMOOR ABINGDON ROAD
SP40SW (West side)
11/226 New bridge and flanking walls
12/09/55 (that part in Northmoor C.P.)
(Formerly listed as New
Bridge (that part in Witney
Bridge. C14. Coursed and dressed limestone with later repairs. 6 painted arches
to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for
travellers above. Groins of central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New
Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in 0xfordshire, and was the scene of
skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary Forces under Maller attempted to
cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the king.
(M.R. Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and New Bridge", Oxonensia Vol.14, (1949),
pp.46-53; "Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire", Oxfordshire Museums Information
Sheet No.17; Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.161.
Listing NGR: SP4036501404
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