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BRISTOL BRIDGE

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: BRISTOL BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1204252

Location

BRISTOL BRIDGE

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378988

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST5900472904

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