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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368917
English Heritage Legacy ID: 249243
Location: Wallingford, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Wallingford
Built-Up Area: Wallingford
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
WALLINGFORD HIGH STREET
SU6189, SU6089SE Wallingford
8/74, 11/74 Wallingford Bridge
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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