Swarkestone Bridge, Stanton by Bridge / Swarkestone - South Derbyshire

River bridge and causeway combine to form the largest surviving stone bridge in England. Spans River Trent. Medieval with alterations in C18. Bridge at risk from the volume of traffic. Unacceptable damage to parapets occurring from regular road traffic accidents. Further traffic calming measures and enforcement of weight restrictions are required. Repair and maintenance programme underway within the terms of a management agreement.

Swarkestone Bridge, Stanton by Bridge / Swarkestone - South Derbyshire
© South Derbyshire District Council

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Swarkestone Bridge
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1007076
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Derbyshire
    Site Type:
    Transport > Bridge

Location

    Building Name:
    Swarkestone Bridge
    County:
    Derbyshire
    District / Borough:
    South Derbyshire
    Parish:
    Stanton by Bridge / Swarkestone
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South Derbyshire
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Fair
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    F
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade I, 2 CAs
    List Entry Number(s):
    1007076 and 1088337