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SOUTH BRIDGE AT WATER END OVER THE RIVER GADE

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: SOUTH BRIDGE AT WATER END OVER THE RIVER GADE

List entry Number: 1101225

Location

SOUTH BRIDGE AT WATER END OVER THE RIVER GADE, LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD (A4146)

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Gaddesden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157886

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

GREAT GADDESDEN LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD(A4146) TL 0l SW Water End 3/107 South Bridge at Water End 22.10.52 over the River Gade (Formerly listed as Two Bridges over GV River Gade) II

Road bridge over River Gade. Circa 1800 when road realigned (Branch Johnson (1970)113), widened on E side 1976 by Herts County Council. Red brick in English-bond with stone dressings. A humped bridge in medieval style of 3 pointed arches each of 20ft span with 4 stone-capped cutwaters linked by a moulded string course. Deep-chamfered brick rib to soffit a little inside front arch. Chamfered stone dressing to plinths from which arches spring, linked by weir under bridge and marking water level on reconstructed upstream face. Moulded stone cappings to brick parapets splayed at ends and terminated by octagonal brick piers. (Branch Johnson (1970): ex inf County Surveyor's Dept)

Listing NGR: TL0402510315

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Branch Johnson, W , The Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, (1970), 113

National Grid Reference: TL 04025 10315

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