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Culham Old Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Culham, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248820

Location: Culham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Culham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Culham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5095 (West side)
10/35 Culham Old Bridge

_ II*

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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