West Bridge,


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Statutory Address:
West Bridge, Augustine Road, Leicester


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Statutory Address:
West Bridge, Augustine Road, Leicester

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

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


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


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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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