NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN KINGSTON BAGPUIZE CIVIL PARISH)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1048348
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN KINGSTON BAGPUIZE CIVIL PARISH), WITNEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN KINGSTON BAGPUIZE CIVIL PARISH), WITNEY ROAD

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
Parish:
Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor
National Grid Reference:
SP4036401387

Details

KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WITH SOUTHMOOR WITNEY ROAD SP40SW (West side) 2/123 New Bridge and flanking walls 09/02/66 (that part in Kingston Bagpuize C.P.) (Formerly listed as New Bridge (that part in Abingdon Rd.))

GV II*

Bridge. C14 with later repairs. Coursed and dressed limestone. 6 pointed arches to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for travellers above. Groins of 2 central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in Oxfordshire, and was the scene of skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary forces under Waller attempted to cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the King. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (M.R, Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and Newbridge", Oxonensia Vol.14 (1949), pp.46-53; Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet No. 17; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.161).

Listing NGR: SP4036401387

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
249621
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 161
'Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet' in Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire, ()
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, (1949), 46-53

Legal

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

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Date: 23 Mar 2002
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