Severn Bridge including Flanking Arches and Balustrade, Bewdley - Wyre Forest

Bridge over the river Severn, 1798 by Thomas Telford. Mostly sandstone forming three arches over river, two towpath arches on south bank, 14 arches on north bank extending about 50 metres to south east; balustrades on river part of stone, cast iron on land. The stone balustrade is suffering extensive stone erosion as are the flanking piers. The cast iron is rusting badly. Traffic impact has damaged the north-east section of balustrade.

Severn Bridge including Flanking Arches and Balustrade, Bewdley - Wyre Forest
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Severn Bridge including Flanking Arches and Balustrade
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1100000
    Local Planning Authority:
    Wyre Forest
    Site Type:
    Civil > Public building

Location

    Building Name:
    Severn Bridge including Flanking Arches and Balustrade
    County:
    Worcestershire
    District / Borough:
    Wyre Forest
    Parish:
    Bewdley
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Wyre Forest
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade I, CA