Melford Bridge


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Melford Bridge, Castle Street, Thetford


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Statutory Address:
Melford Bridge, Castle Street, Thetford

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

Breckland (District Authority)
Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 87919 82958


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/09/2019

TL8782 617-1/8/50

THETFORD CASTLE STREET Melford Bridge (Formerly listed as Melford Bridge (that part in Thetford CP), previously listed as MELFORD BRIDGE ROAD (South West side) Melford Bridge)


II Road bridge over River Thet. Dated 1697. Paid for by John Wodehouse. Brick with ashlar dressings. Both upstream and downstream faces have three semi-circular arches with two grouped close together at south end. These two are faced with ashlar and have between them a pilaster rising from a pointed cutwater. On the upstream side the pilaster has a stone plaque bearing the Wodehouse arms and the date 1697. Splayed parapet with rounded coping stones, now mostly all replaced.

Listing NGR: TL8791982958


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11350/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Hull. Source Historic England Archive
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