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LONG 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: LONG BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1123159

Location

LONG BRIDGE, BRIDGE STREET

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: 31-Oct-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Sep-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116060

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL BRIDGE STREET (south end)

9/29 Long Bridge (Stephen's 31.10.66 Bridge) (formerly listed in Birdge Street)

GV II

Road bridge over River Blackwater. C13 origin, much altered in C20. Red brick in English and Flemish bond, with stone coping. Crosses river from N to S; original fabric visible to W, widened in C20 on E side. On the W side there are 3 slightly pointed arches of C13 brickwork, the central arch wider and higher than the others, and 2 cutwaters of brick supporting an iron girder of H-section which supports the modern parapet. On the E side there are 3 round arches of C20 brickwork and 2 concrete buttresses. Each parapet wall has on the inside a bronze plaque embossed 'Essex County Council 1912', and stone copings of triangular section with rounded crest. The SE parapet splays towards Monkwell; the others follow the line of the road; all are of later construction than the bridge. Illustrated by J. Greig in Excursions through Essex, 1818. RCHM (Little Coggeshall) 8.

Listing NGR: TL8494222359

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Greig, J , Excursions through Essex, (1818)

National Grid Reference: TL 84942 22359

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