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CLOPTON BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FORMER TOLL HOUSE

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: CLOPTON BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FORMER TOLL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1204167

Location

CLOPTON BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FORMER TOLL HOUSE, BRIDGE FOOT

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Apr-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 366151

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History

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Details

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP2054 BRIDGE FOOT 604-1/6/6 Clopton Bridge and attached former 25/10/51 toll house (Formerly Listed as: BRIDGETOWN Clopton Bridge)

GV I

Bridge. c1484 with C16 and C17 repairs; widened and toll house built 1814; footway added 1827; later parapets. For Sir Hugh Clopton; footway by J Nicolls, made by the Eagle Foundry, Birmingham. Coursed squared stone and ashlar with cast-iron. 14 segmental pointed arches with platt band and plain parapets over; widened to north side, which has cutwaters. Cast-iron footway to north side is cantilevered on lattice work brackets with enriched spandrels; scrolled supports to posts, which support panels of rails with semicircular links to head and foot. 10-sided toll house to south of west end has platt band and crenellated parapet. Entrance, in porch to return, has 4-centred head and door of 4 arched panels, porch is weather-boarded to return and rear. Windows have sills and 4-centred heads, most are blind, some have small-paned casements of 2 pointed lights. Bell-form rainwater head. The bridge was originally attached to a causeway to the west. An important survival of a medieval bridge forming a significant landscape feature. A Scheduled Ancient Monument. (VCH: Styles P: The Borough of Stratford-upon-Avon and the Parish of Alveston: London: 1946-: 9; Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 416).

Listing NGR: SP2058654852

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 416
Styles, P, The Borough of Stratford Upon Avon and the Parish of Alveston, (1946), 9

National Grid Reference: SP 20586 54852

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