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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.


List entry Number: 1123158



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coggeshall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116059

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9/28 Short Bridge


Road bridge and railings over Back Ditch. Early C19. Red brick and cast iron. Aligned N-S over leat to Abbey Mill, which is aligned NE-SW. One semi-circular arch, with C20 brickwork above in E side. 2 iron ties through bridge with cast iron roundels at each end. Cast iron coping of stilted segmental section. Cast iron railings at each side, comprising a heavy stanchion of urn baluster form with urn finial at each end, and 8 intermediate stanchions of similar shape but lighter, without finials. 4 plain square bars between stanchions (5 in end sections). Rail of wave section, turning outwards at each end, with short square spikes. Oval plate embossed 'LC' (for Little Coggeshall) at base of SW stanchion. Height of railing above road, average 1.20 metres. Named Short Bridge in a map of 1731 (Essex Record Office D/DU 19/2). Formerly a toll bridge (J.S. Gardner (ed.), Coggeshall, Essex, 1951, 32).

Listing NGR: TL8495822460

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gardner, J S, Coggeshall Essex, (1951), 32

National Grid Reference: TL 84958 22460


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