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CHEPSTOW 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: CHEPSTOW BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1101561

Location

CHEPSTOW BRIDGE

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

County:

District: Sir Fynwy - Monmouthshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Chepstow Community

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tidenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 354594

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TIDENHAM ST 59 SW 12/248

TUTSHILL

Chepstow Bridge (see also Item 3/18 Chepstow list)

7.8.54

I

Road bridge over river Wye. Dated 1816, by John Raistrick. Cast iron carried on five ribs of five segmental arches graded from the centre and carried on four massive stone breakwaters, approximately elliptical, and with larger plinths at low water level; abutment on Chepstow side, and abutment to right-angled return in road on Tutshill side. Continuous plain railed balustrade with evenly spaced standards to each eleven square balusters, decorative panel at centre, each side of roadway with elaborate lamp standards incorporated, and cast lettering in silhouette: ANNO DOMINI 1816 and MONMOUTH to South GLOUCESTER to north: the bridge is half in Wales and half in England. Also eight further decorative panels included in balustrade. A singularly graceful design with roadway rising to centre.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10 November 2016.

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National Grid Reference: ST5360494384

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