CONWAY BRIDGE, AT FOOT OF HAPPY VALLEY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1118186

Date first listed: 23-Dec-1983

Statutory Address: CONWAY BRIDGE, AT FOOT OF HAPPY VALLEY, HENLEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CONWAY BRIDGE, AT FOOT OF HAPPY VALLEY, HENLEY ROAD

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

District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Remenham

National Grid Reference: SU 77738 81429

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

REMENHAM HENLEY ROAD SU 78 SE 1/20 Conway Bridge, at foot of Happy Valley 26.1.67 G.V. II Road bridge 1763 designed by Thomas Pitt, first Lord Camelford (Colvin) Engineer, Reverend Humphrey Gainsborough, brother of Thomas Gainsborough. Carrying the Henley-Wargrave road, a single arch of cyclopian blocks in imitation of rockwork through which can be seen the River Thomas. The rockwork of the bridge and approach walls is said to have come from Reading Abbey. Built for General Conway of Park Place. VCH Vol.III.p.163. B.O.E. Berkshire p.193.

Listing NGR: SU7773881429

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 41270

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 163
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 193

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