Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204252

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Statutory Address: BRISTOL BRIDGE


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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



ST5872NE 901-1/42/514


Bristol Bridge



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


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

Legacy System number: 378988

Legacy System: LBS


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

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