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GARRET HOSTEL BRIDGE BETWEEN CLARE BRIDGE AND TRINITY BRIDGE ON THE CAM

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: GARRET HOSTEL BRIDGE BETWEEN CLARE BRIDGE AND TRINITY BRIDGE ON THE CAM

List entry Number: 1119764

Location

GARRET HOSTEL BRIDGE BETWEEN CLARE BRIDGE AND TRINITY BRIDGE ON THE CAM, THE BACKS

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-May-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469293

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 45 NW CAMBRIDGE THE BACKS

20/10086 Garret Hostel Bridge, between Clare Bridge and Trinity Bridge on the Cam.

II

Footbridge over river. 1960. Timothy Morgan of Guy Morgan and Partners (architect). J.L. Kier & Co (engineer and contractor). Prestressed concrete structure (granite aggregate), bronze railings, reinforced concrete abutments faced with York stone. Two hinged arch of 8Oft span. Sixth bridge on site since 1455, replacing cast iron one of 1837. This bridge was presented to the city by the Trusted family who are connected with nearby Trinity Hall. The designer Timothy Morgan, who died in 1960, was an undergraduate at the School of Architecture. An attractive arching bridge with a keel-shaped underside, which elegantly frames a well-known view. "One of Cambridge's best post-war works of architecture" (Booth & Taylor). Henry D: Modern British Bridges: C R Books: 1965-; de Mare E: Bridges of Britain: Batsford: 1975-; Booth & Taylor: Cambridge New Architecture: 1964-).



Listing NGR: TL4455358508

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Booth, P , Taylor, N, Cambridge New Architecture, (1965)
De Mare, E, Bridges of Britain, (1975)
Henry, D, Jerome, J A, Modern British Bridges, (1965)

National Grid Reference: TL 44553 58508

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