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CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN DOWNTON CIVIL PARISH)

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: CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN DOWNTON CIVIL PARISH)

List entry Number: 1302426

Location

CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN DOWNTON CIVIL PARISH)

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

County:

District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Downton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-May-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 150194

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: SO 44453 74309

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