TONE BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1234029
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1975
Statutory Address:
TONE BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TONE BRIDGE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 22656 24818

Details

1. TONE BRIDGE 5365 Tone Bridge ST 2724 NE 9/393 II GV 2. Large girder bridge built 1895 to the designs of J H Smith and carrying the main road north over the River Tone. Slightly curved roadway constructed of large girders supported by 2 rows of circular columns with weatherings. On the outer side these columns support piers with large volutes and shields containing the Taunton Borough's coat of arms. The piers are surmounted by 4 good double lamp standards with entwined dolphins and scallop shells at bases, scrolled foliage to globe brackets and finials. These globe lamps are said to be part of the earliest electric street lighting installed in a town in Britian. (see under the Parade). Good ironwork handrails flank roadway, turned balusters with crocket capitals and openwork panels comparable to the Vivary Park gates.

Tone Bridge and Nos 5 to 9 (odd) The Bridge (West Side) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2265624818

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
269920
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 16 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11818/08
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