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DURWESTON 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: DURWESTON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1110240

Location

DURWESTON BRIDGE, MAIN ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Durweston

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stourpaine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jun-2004

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103125

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

DURWESTON

434/6/37 MAIN ROAD 14-JUL-55 DURWESTON BRIDGE (Formerly listed as: BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER STOUR) (Formerly listed as: MAIN ROAD DURWESTON BRIDGE (THAT PART IN THE PAR ISH OF DURWESTON))

II* Road bridge over the River Stour. Dated 1795. By Joseph Towsey for H W Portman of Bryanston. Greensand ashlar of 3 semi-circular arches. Triangular cutwaters carried up to form refuges. Parapets have rounded copings with plat-bands below. Plain ashlar voussoirs. Walls sweep out and terminate at ashlar piers. Inscription recording building of bridge. Plaque warning of severe penalties for those inflicting malicious damage on bridge. Part in the parish of Stourpaine. (RCHM, Dorset. vol. III, p.91, no.2. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England : Dorset. Penguin, 1972, p.192)

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 91
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 192

National Grid Reference: ST 86358 08628

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