New Bridge

Date:
5 Oct 1999
Location:
New Bridge, Bristol Road, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00277/09
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 76 NW NEWTON ST LOE BRISTOL ROAD

4/132 New Bridge

- II

Bridge over the River Avon. Circa 1720-40, widened and remodelled in 1826 by H.E. Goodridge of Bath. Ashlar. Single arch spanning 28 metres rusticated quoins.

Open roundels in the spandrels. Battered and projecting abutments with sunken panels. 8 round headed flood arches with cutwaters between on each side, those on the Bath side curving towards the east. Plain band over and coped parapet.

John Wood's Description of Bath states that the drawings for the original bridge were made by a Mr Hobbs for John Strahan of Bristol but that the work was executed by Ralph Allen. Also listed in the City of Bath, item 1/643.

Listing NGR: ST7167965782

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Chapman_Arthur A. IOE Records for Chapman, Arthur A.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Arthur A. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Chapman, Arthur A.

Rights Holder: Chapman, Arthur A.

Keywords

Ashlar, Stuart Bridge, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Transport