MILFORD BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055116
Date first listed:
27-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
MILFORD BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILFORD BRIDGE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Baschurch
District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Little Ness
National Grid Reference:
SJ4209021082

Details

LITTLE NESS C.P. SJ 42 SW 2/140

MILFORD

Milford Bridge

II

Road bridge. 1831. Thomas Stanton, engineer. Tooled red sandstone ashlar. Two segmental arches with stepped voussoirs, impost bands, and central semi-circular cutwaters. Curved wing walls with square end piers, string course and plain parapet with rounded top. Parapet of large stone blocks with herringbone tooling. The contract for the building of the bridge was awarded to Nathaniel Edwards. Thomas Stanton was deputy to Thomas Telford, the County Surveyor of Bridges. Milford Bridge carries the Little Ness-Baschurch road over the River Perry.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1055933. That entry was removed from the List on 14 December 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 December 2016.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259205
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Blackwall, A, Historic Bridges of Shropshire, (1985), 27

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: 27 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15347/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Philip Semple. Source Historic England Archive
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