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Newport Bridge (partly in Stow Hill community)

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Julians (Sain Silian), Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5906 / 51°35'26"N

Longitude: -2.9936 / 2°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 331263

OS Northings: 188437

OS Grid: ST312884

Mapcode National: GBR J5.C5PZ

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.2980

Entry Name: Newport Bridge (partly in Stow Hill community)

Listing Date: 12 March 1999

Last Amended: 12 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21459

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries A467 over The Usk, from Clarence Place towards High Street.

County: Newport

Community: St. Julians (Sain Silian)

Community: St. Julians

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The bridge opened on 22 June 1927, replacing the stone bridge of 1800 by David Edwards. The bridge is by the Borough Engineer, W E Lloyd.

Exterior

Road bridge of 5 arches. Stone piers and abutments in grey ashlar, rock-faced cutwaters, steel girder arches. The piers are pierced with arches. The piers rise to form bases for classicising iron lamps with triple lanterns. Pierced iron balustrades between.

Reasons for Listing

Elegant early C20 bridge on key site adjacent to Newport Castle.

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