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Wallingford Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wallingford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6008 / 51°36'2"N

Longitude: -1.1206 / 1°7'14"W

OS Eastings: 461003

OS Northings: 189468

OS Grid: SU610894

Mapcode National: GBR 911.RG9

Mapcode Global: VHCYP.J1F5

Entry Name: Wallingford Bridge

Listing Date: 9 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249243

Location: Wallingford, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wallingford

Built-Up Area: Wallingford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

WALLINGFORD HIGH STREET
SU6189, SU6089SE Wallingford
8/74, 11/74 Wallingford Bridge
09/12/49

GV II*

Bridge. C14 origins, repaired 1507 and 1528, 1646 arches removed and replaced
with drawbridges. 1751, four arches rebuilt by Joseph Absolon of Wallingford.
Widened 1770. 1809 rebuilding, widening and "improving" following flood damage.
Toll house demolished c.1930. Ashlar stone to north side, with flint cut-waters
with stone dressings to left. Banded stone cut-waters to right. Ashlar stone to
south side with areas of squared stone and flint chequer to right. 19 arches, 5
cross river. Some arches are ribbed and are probably C15 stonework, possibly
re-used. Elliptical arches over river, with keystones and voussoirs. Open
baluster balustrade over river. Plain stone balustrade to rear. Late C20 cast
iron lamps. Also scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.521-523; Buildings of England: Berkshire,
1966, p.250; "Historic Wallingford, a walk-round guide" by J and S Dewey 1982).


Listing NGR: SU6100389468

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