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Abbey Corner Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.649 / 52°38'56"N

Longitude: -1.1342 / 1°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 458670

OS Northings: 306053

OS Grid: SK586060

Mapcode National: GBR FGD.K8

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.KP31

Entry Name: Abbey Corner Bridge

Listing Date: 5 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475088

Location: Leicester, LE4

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/11/2015


SK 5905
5/10130

LEICESTER,
ABBEY PARK ROAD,
Abbey Corner Bridge

(Formerly listed as Lady Bridge)

II

Road bridge. 1878. Steel, cast iron, red brick and ashlar dressings. 3 span, flat arched bridge, with brick abutments and piers. 2 brick piers with blue brick plinths and curved ashlar cutwaters with rusticated bands. Piers have roll moulded edges to either side with ashlar bases and caps. These piers rise above the deck and are topped with moulded ashlar caps with psuedo-battlemented tops. Abutments have similar broader piers which rise above the deck and have similar ashlar caps. Deck has broad steel girders with buckle plating between which form the 3 flat spans of the bridge. The sides have alternating cast iron curved brackets and pendants. Cast iron parapet has 2 circular strapwork wheels per panel.


Listing NGR: SK5867006053

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