Mythe Bridge (that part in Civil Parish of Bushley), Tewkesbury Road, Bushley - Malvern Hills

Road bridge over the River Severn. Built 1823-26 by Thomas Telford. Cast iron bridge of six segmental arched lattice beams, latticed roadway beam with latticed ironwork filling the spandrels. Each abutment has inner and outer sandstone piers separated by six brick arched tunnel vaults with cast iron colonettes. The ironwork of the balustrades is rusting at the connections. The sandstone piers, especially above the roadway level, are severely fractured and eroded, and some have been covered in excessive and harmful ivy growth. Also included in the South West Heritage at Risk Register.

Mythe Bridge (that part in Civil Parish of Bushley), Tewkesbury Road, Bushley - Malvern Hills
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: MYTHE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN CIVIL PARISH OF BUSHLEY)
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1238445
  • Local Planning Authority: Malvern Hills
  • Site Type: Transport > Bridge

Location

  • Building Name: Mythe Bridge (that part in Civil Parish of Bushley)
  • Street Name: Tewkesbury Road
  • County: Worcestershire
  • District / Borough: Malvern Hills
  • Parish: Bushley
  • Parliamentary Constituency: West Worcestershire
  • 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

Contact Details

Eilis Scott 0121 625 6886

Next steps

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