Mythe Bridge, A438, Tewkesbury - Tewkesbury

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

Mythe Bridge, A438, Tewkesbury - Tewkesbury
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    MYTHE BRIDGE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1282810
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tewkesbury
    Site Type:
    Transport > Bridge

Location

    Building Name:
    Mythe Bridge
    Street Name:
    A438
    County:
    Gloucestershire
    District / Borough:
    Tewkesbury
    Parish:
    Tewkesbury
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Tewkesbury
    Region:
    South West

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, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, part in CA