SOUTH BRIDGE AT WATER END OVER THE RIVER GADE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101225
Date first listed:
22-Oct-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
SOUTH BRIDGE AT WATER END OVER THE RIVER GADE, LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD (A4146)

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Location

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

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Gaddesden
National Grid Reference:
TL0402510319

Details

TL 01 SW 3/107 22.10.52

GREAT GADDESDEN LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD(A4146) Water End South Bridge at Water End over the River Gade (Formerly listed as Two Bridges over River Gade)

GV 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: TL0402510319

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
157886
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 11 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01102/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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