CLOPTON BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FORMER TOLL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1204167
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
04-Apr-1994
Statutory Address:
CLOPTON BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FORMER TOLL HOUSE, BRIDGE FOOT

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLOPTON BRIDGE AND ATTACHED FORMER TOLL HOUSE, BRIDGE FOOT

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Stratford-upon-Avon
National Grid Reference:
SP 20586 54852

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
366151
Legacy System:
LBS

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

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: 18 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/13679/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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