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COUND STANK BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: COUND STANK BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1055563

Location

COUND STANK BRIDGE, COUNDSTANK

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cound

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259747

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

COUND C.P. COUNDSTANK SJ 50 NW SJ 5480 0545 3/91 Cound Stank Bridge II

Bridge. Early C18,on the site of an earlier bridge. Red sandstone ashlar. 2 segmental arches with chanelled-rusticated voussoirs; central triangular cutwaters with broach caps, central and end piers rising to moulded cornice and parapet; shaped brackets flanking central pier and supporting cornice; half-H datestones to parapets above central pier, but inscription illegible at time of survey (April 1985); diagonal abutment retaining walls with plat bands and square end piers with pyramidal copings. Southern retaining wall extended probably in C19 in dressed sandstone. The bridge carries the Cross Houses-Pitchford road over the Cound Brook. Cound Stank bridge was first mentioned in 1682. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.61.



Listing NGR: SJ5479305446

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 61

National Grid Reference: SJ 54793 05446

Map

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