Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1101561

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1954

Statutory Address: CHEPSTOW BRIDGE


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Statutory Address: CHEPSTOW BRIDGE

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

District: Sir Fynwy - Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Chepstow Community

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Tidenham

National Grid Reference: ST5360494384


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TIDENHAM ST 59 SW 12/248


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



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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