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TOWN 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: TOWN BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1257674

Location

TOWN BRIDGE, A1172
TOWN BRIDGE, BRIDGE STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wisbech

National Park: N/A

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463571

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TF 4609 WISBECH BRIDGE STREET (A1172)

1113/6/10005 Town Bridge

GV II

Also known as: Wisbech Bridge. Shown as Wisbech Bridge on OS map. River bridge. 1931. By RSW Perkins, County Surveyor of Isle of Ely, and Messrs. L Mouchell of London. Reinforced concrete using the Hennibique system. Neo-classical style. Single flat span with moulded frieze and cornice has balustrade above with unusual cube balusters. The bridge curves outwards at the side abutments and has 2 pedestals with obelisks topped with metal lanterns at each corner. The balustrade extends along the south west side, along South Brink, for 10 metres. When constructed this bridge was the longest portal type flat span concrete bridge in the country, with an span of 92'6''. It forms part of a very distinguished group of listed buildings along both sides of the River Nene.



Listing NGR: TF4602009654

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National Grid Reference: TF 46020 09654

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