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
    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:
    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