HOUGHTON BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1027632
Date first listed:
12-Oct-1954
Statutory Address:
HOUGHTON BRIDGE, STORRINGTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOUGHTON BRIDGE, STORRINGTON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
West Sussex
District:
Arun (District Authority)
Parish:
Houghton
County:
West Sussex
District:
Horsham (District Authority)
Parish:
Amberley
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
TQ0252211830

Details

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13 March 2017.

TQ Ol SW STORRINGTON ROAD 3/249 12.10.54 Houghton Bridge II

The River Arun here forms two branches with an island in the centre. The bridge spans both, but the boundary between the two Districts passes through the centre of the east branch. The Bridge was erected in 1875 but is built in the medieval tradition. Ashlar. The west branch of the river is spanned by 4 low elliptical arches, the east branch by one similar arch with a solid portion between. Blunt cutwaters between the western arches. Buttresses flanking the western arch and the solid portion. Modillion cornice below the parapet. Over this and above each pier is a semi-circular pierced recess corbelled out from each pier. The road approaches of the Bridge are flanked by piers supporting ball caps and also an opening from the south side of the Bridge onto the island. Photograph in the National Buildings Record.

Listing NGR: TQ0252211830

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1027476 in the District of Horsham, parish of Amberley. This entry was removed from the List on 13 March 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
297926
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08768/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Bailey. Source Historic England Archive
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