BRISTOL BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204252
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Statutory Address:
BRISTOL BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRISTOL BRIDGE

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

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
ST5900472904

Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NE 901-1/42/514

BRISTOL BRIDGE, Centre

Bristol Bridge

08/01/59

II

Bridge. 1764-68. By James Bridges. Widened 1873-4. Courtfield limestone ashlar and cast-iron. Classical style. A central segmental arch flanked by 2 semicircular arches, with rusticated voussoirs, soffits and pilaster strips, covered by a c1873 cast-iron deck with paired cast-iron Doric columns to steel pavement extensions.

HISTORICAL NOTE: similar to the original Westminster Bridge. The bridge was built by Thomas Paty; the Portland stone balustrade and 4 domed toll houses were removed in 1873-4, but were illustrated by Samuel Jackson 1824.

(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 114; Greenacre F and Stoddard S: The Bristol Landscape; The Watercolours of Samuel Jackson: Bristol: 1986-: 13).

Listing NGR: ST5900472904

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378988
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Greenacre, , Stoddard, , The Bristol Landscape The Watercolours of Samuel Jackson, (1986)
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952)

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: 26 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01425/26
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