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BALUSTER BRIDGE AND GATE PIERS

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: BALUSTER BRIDGE AND GATE PIERS

List entry Number: 1131082

Location

BALUSTER BRIDGE AND GATE PIERS

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Amesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321315

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

AMESBURY - SU 1541 11/4 Baluster Bridge and gate piers

10.1.53 GV II* Ornamental bridge over River Avon. 1775, rebuilt by Sir William Chambers. Limestone. Three segmental arches with archivolts. Rusticated stonework. Wide band at base of parapet and balustrade of continuous balusters terminating in flattened scrolls linking at angle to piers. Cutwaters both sides. At entrance on to bridge, octagonal tapered bollards restrict traffic to centre. At north end two gate piers, line rusticated, with cornice and block, the finials missing. Wrought iron gates and pedestrian gates outside piers. Of group value as part of the landscape works designed by Henry Flitcroft 1726-30 and Charles Bridgeman 1730-38, and added to by others during the eighteenth century.

Listing NGR: SU1495341888

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National Grid Reference: SU 14953 41888

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