West Bridge,

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1074789
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
West Bridge, Augustine Road, Leicester

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Location

Statutory Address:
West Bridge, Augustine Road, Leicester

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

District:
City of Leicester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 58153 04331

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/08/2018

SK 5804 SW 2/350 ST AUGUSTINE ROAD West Bridge

(Formerly listed under WEST BRIDGE STREET)

II Opened 1891. A wide bridge with two channels, with stone abutments and cast iron arches with iron girders, not visible, under bridge. The arches are cast iron with four-centred arches with spandrels having trefoil and quatrefoil decoration, cornice above with Tudor roses. Heavy cast iron decorated railed parapet, and ashlar octagonal turrets at ends with ogee-shaped domes with crockets, finials, crenellation, and carved heads. The ashlar cutwater at centre rises to castellated refuge.

Spans the River Soar which is canalised at this section.

One of a series see:- Bridge over River Soar - The Newarke Bridge over River Soar - Mill Lane Bridge over River- Upperton Road



Listing NGR: SK5815304331

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
188836
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: 09 Mar 2007
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