The Palladian Bridge, Stowe Landscape Garden, Stowe - Aylesbury Vale

Covered bridge built in 1738; attributed to James Gibbs, situated in the south east corner of the pleasure grounds. The bridge is viewed from the west across the Octagon Lake and from the north west and north across Hawkwell Fields. Steady decay of the roof covering, ceiling plaster and masonry. Holding repairs have been carried out, but full conservation and repairs needed which are planned for 2020-21.

The Palladian Bridge, Stowe Landscape Garden, Stowe - Aylesbury Vale
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    The Palladian Bridge
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1289750
    Local Planning Authority:
    Aylesbury Vale
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

    Building Name:
    The Palladian Bridge
    Locality:
    Stowe Landscape Garden
    County:
    Buckinghamshire
    District / Borough:
    Aylesbury Vale
    Parish:
    Stowe
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Buckingham
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade I, RPG grade I, CA