ROCKWORK BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1199172
Date first listed:
06-Jan-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
ROCKWORK BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROCKWORK BRIDGE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stourton with Gasper
National Grid Reference:
ST 77266 33837

Details

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS ST 73 SE (east side) 6/146 Rockwork Bridge 6.1.66 (formerly listed as The Rock Bridge) GV I Rustic bridge carrying track from lake to Temple of Apollo (q.v.) over the Zeals Road. 1762-65. Rustic limestone. Segmental-arched bridge with rough niches and revetment walls, track over is approached by steps lined with rockwork with several platforms with niches and 'windows', small rockwork bridge frames the path as it crosses the main bridge. The Hermitage built in 1771 and dismantled 1814 was incorporated into the picturesque approach to the rockwork bridge. (K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7726533837

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
321252
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Woodbridge, K , The Stourhead Landscape, (1982)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15917/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G.M. Cotton. Source Historic England Archive
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