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Latitude: 51.6584 / 51°39'30"N
Longitude: -1.2772 / 1°16'37"W
OS Eastings: 450094
OS Northings: 195758
OS Grid: SU500957
Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.V7L
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.TL41
Entry Name: Culham Old Bridge
Listing Date: 18 July 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368838
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248820
Location: Culham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Culham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Culham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
CULHAM THE BURYCROFT
SU5095 (West side)
10/35 Culham Old Bridge
Bridge. c.1416, built by the Abingdon Guild of the Holy Cross, widened and north
side rebuilt C18. Parapet restored mid C20. Squared uncoursed stone. Five
4-centred arches of varying heights. Plain parapet. North side has 5 round
arches. History: during the Civil War, in May 1644 the parliamentarians seized
the bridge and attacked royalist convoys to Oxford. This led to an unsuccessful
royalist attempt to recapture and demolish the bridge (the Battle of Culham
Bridge, January l645). Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.27 and p.31).
Listing NGR: SU5009495758
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