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
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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: West 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

Contact Details

Chris Miners 0121 625 6835

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England