CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN DOWNTON CIVIL PARISH)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1302426

Date first listed: 11-May-1987

Statutory Address: CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN DOWNTON CIVIL PARISH)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN DOWNTON CIVIL PARISH)

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Downton

National Grid Reference: SO 44453 74309

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

DOWNTON CP SO 47 SW SO 44487431 3/15 Castle Bridge (that part in Downton CP) II Accommodation bridge over the River Teme. Late C18. Sandstone ashlar with horizontal tooling. Three elliptical arches, the central one of which is larger than the flanking arches, and all have hoodmoulds. Plain parapet, above corbel table over arches, splayed at ends and terminating in rectangular piers with flat capping. The bridge is about five yards wide and 55 yards long. The original main southern approach to Downton Castle (qv) crossed the River Teme at Castle Bridge. It was probably also designed by Richard Payne Knight together with Forge Bridge (qv) downstream and possibly Burrington Bridge (qv) upstream. (BoE, p l18)a (Also see under Burrington CP).

Listing NGR: SO4445374309

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 150194

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 118
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 20 Hereford and Worcester,

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