Aspenden Bridge (Over River Rib)

Date:
30 May 2002
Location:
Aspenden Bridge (Over River Rib), Aspenden Road, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Reference:
IOE01/07481/07
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.

TL 32NE ASPENDEN ASPENDEN ROAD

4/2 Aspenden Bridge (over River Rib) -

- II

Road bridge over River Rib. Plaque on SE parapet wall reads 'ASPENDEN BRIDGE/BUILT BY/PRIVATE SUBSCRIPTION/AD1878/W WATSON ESQ.' Red brick abuttments supporting parallel iron I-beams as deck with jack arches and tie-rods between beams. 4-bay trellis open work iron balustrade, with short brick parapet walls over the abuttments with blue brick and stone copings. Projecting ramped wing walls in red brick along sides of river rebuilt c1983.

Large cast iron plaque on NE parapet giving notice of weight restriction by the County Council dated 1899, No '256'. (Branch Johnson (1970) 162).

Listing NGR: TL3633928549

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Heasman_Graham R. IOE Records for Heasman, Graham R.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Graham R. Heasman. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Heasman, Graham R.

Rights Holder: Heasman, Graham R.

Keywords

Brick, Iron, Stone, Victorian Road Bridge, Transport, Road Transport Site, Bridge