QUEENSBERRY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1318463

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: QUEENSBERRY BRIDGE, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: QUEENSBERRY BRIDGE, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Amesbury

National Grid Reference: SU 15107 41309

Details

AMESBURY CHURCH. STREET SU 1541 11/10 Queensberry Bridge

II Road bridge over the River Avon. 1775 by John Smeaton. Limestone ashlar on elm plank foundations. Central horizontal section of 3 segmental arches of rusticated voussoirs and raised keyblocks, meeting string band at base of parapet. At each end a smaller single arch similarly turned. Cutwaters to piers both sides. Parapet has raised central panel bearing incised inscription MDCCLXXV each side. Bridge widens at abutments and terminates with rusticated quoins. (Turner, T. The Engineer of his Age CL. 6.6.1974. design in Royal Society)

Listing NGR: SU1510741309

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 321321

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 6 June, (1974)

End of official listing