WHITCHURCH BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1261775
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1995
Statutory Address:
WHITCHURCH BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHITCHURCH BRIDGE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Whitchurch-on-Thames
National Grid Reference:
SU 63616 76833

Details

The following buildings shall be added:- WHITCHURCH SU67NW Whitchurch Bridge 472-0/8/10003

GV II Road bridge over River Thames. 1902, to the designs of Joseph Morris; built by Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Company Ltd. Steel lattice-girder construction, offour spans; the three piers comprising pairs of steel posts, with diagonal bracing between, support the carriageway, which is on transverse beams and steel jack-arches. The parapets are the lattice-girders. Red brick abutments with stone dressings and terminal piers. NOTE: The first bridge was built in timber in 1792, by Act of Parliament, to the designs of John Treacher, surveyor to the Thames Commissioners. It was a toll bridge and its original tollhouse [qv] still exists. The bridge was rebuilt in wood in 1852 and again in 1902, in steel. SOURCES: [1] Colvin, H., A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1660-1840. [2] Company of Proprietors of Whitchurch Bridge, A Short History of Whitchurch Bridge, [08/01/1995].

Listing NGR: SU6361676833

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436724
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M , A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840, (1954)
Company of Proprietors of Whitchurch Bridge, , A Short History of Whitchurch Bridge, (1995)

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: 08 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05127/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Patsy Perrin. Source Historic England Archive
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