BRIDGE OVER RIVER KENNET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1290920
Date first listed:
29-Sep-1950
Statutory Address:
BRIDGE OVER RIVER KENNET, BRIDGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIDGE OVER RIVER KENNET, BRIDGE STREET

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Newbury
National Grid Reference:
SU 47105 67167

Details

1. BRIDGE STREET 5127 Bridge over River Kennet sU 4767 SW 6/47 29.9.50

II*

2. 1769-72 by James Clarke replacing an earlier wooden bridge of 1726. Brick with stone ashlar dressings, Three span structure of which the 2 outer spans are now concealed by approach roads on either side. Central segmental-arched span with rusticated block voussoirs and 4 bay balustrade with cast-iron balusters. On each side at the north and south ends are the remains of recesses which probably formed shelters. Pilasters with moulded caps support semi-circular arches with scroll- keystones, all in stone. Three of the arches have been incorporated in the adjoining shops while the plinth forms a doorway to No 1 Bridge Street. (Newbury Buildings Past and Present (1973) 16).

Listing NGR: SU4710567167

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
394290
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newbury Buildings Past and Present, (1973), 16

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: 05 Sep 1999
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