Newsham Bridge, Brocklesby Park, Brocklesby - West Lindsey

Late C18 gothic bridge, circa 1772, probably designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. Brown's work at Brocklesby Park included the extension of Newsham Lake, in the C17 and C18 parkland to the east of the Hall. Stonework chipped, details broken away. Prone to vandalism. Cap removed from one end of the piers. A condition survey has been carried out. Saplings and weed growth removed. Historic England is advising on management and repairs to be undertaken through a Natural England Stewardship scheme.

Newsham Bridge, Brocklesby Park, Brocklesby - West Lindsey
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Newsham Bridge
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1063419
  • Local Planning Authority: West Lindsey
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building


  • Building Name: Newsham Bridge
  • Locality: Brocklesby Park
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • District / Borough: West Lindsey
  • Parish: Brocklesby
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Gainsborough
  • Region: East 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: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, RPG grade I