TOWN BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1257674

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1997

Statutory Address: TOWN BRIDGE, A1172

Statutory Address: TOWN BRIDGE, BRIDGE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN BRIDGE, A1172

Statutory Address: TOWN BRIDGE, BRIDGE STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland (District Authority)

Parish: Wisbech

National Park: N/A

National Grid Reference: TF 46020 09654

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 463571

Legacy System: LBS

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