Bridge Over Lake

Date:
26 Jun 2000
Location:
Bridge Over Lake, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Reference:
IOE01/02289/10
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.

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO99NW WEST PARK 895-1/5/358 Bridge over lake

GV II

Bridge over lake. 1880. Cast-iron with ashlar abutments and piers. Cast-iron segmental arches with lattice work spandrels has date: 1880; balustrade with interlaced arcading and handrail, partly repaired with timber; ashlar piers to ends have embattled parapets; flat deck approx 5m wide and 20m long. West Park was laid out by V.H. Vertegans, 1879-81, on the site of Broad Meadows racecourse. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London: 1974-: P.326; Wolverhampton Borough Council: Report on West Park: 1989-; Register of Parks and Gardens.).

Listing NGR: SO9057499242

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1018 IOE Records taken by John M Holt; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John M Holt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Holt, John M

Rights Holder: Holt, John M

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Timber, Victorian Park, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Ornamental Bridge, Racecourse, Recreational, Racing Sports Site, Sports Site