BIDFORD BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1355318
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
BIDFORD BRIDGE, HONEYBOURNE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BIDFORD BRIDGE, HONEYBOURNE ROAD

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bidford-on-Avon
National Grid Reference:
SP 09904 51761

Details

SP0951 BIDFORD-ON-AVON HONEYBOURNE ROAD 9/54 Bidford Bridge 01/02/67 - I

Bridge over the Avon. Early C15. Coursed lias, limestone and other stones, with some brick patching on east side. 8 arches, with cutwaters on east side only. 2-centred arch at each end, 1 high round arch for passage of boats, other arches 4-centred. 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th arches from Bidford side original (V.C.H.). Parapet almost wholly renewed. Believed to have been built by the monks of Bordesley Abbey. Repaired 1449, 1545 with stone from Alcester Priory, major repairs 1641 and 1650, arch heightened late C18 when the Avon was made navigable up to Stratford. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (V.C.H. : Warwickshire III, p.54; Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological Society XLII 1916, p.15; Buildings of England : Warwickshire, p.93).

Listing NGR: SP0990451761

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
305066
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 54
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 93
'Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society' in Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society, , Vol. 42, (1916), 15

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: 09 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01507/26
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