NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN NORTHMOOR CIVIL PARISH)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1368262
Date first listed:
12-Sep-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN NORTHMOOR CIVIL PARISH), ABINGDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN NORTHMOOR CIVIL PARISH), ABINGDON ROAD

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Northmoor
National Grid Reference:
SP 40365 01404

Details

NORTHMOOR ABINGDON ROAD SP40SW (West side) 11/226 New bridge and flanking walls 12/09/55 (that part in Northmoor C.P.) (Formerly listed as New Bridge (that part in Witney Rural District)

GV I

Bridge. C14. Coursed and dressed limestone with later repairs. 6 painted arches to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for travellers above. Groins of central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in 0xfordshire, and was the scene of skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary Forces under Maller attempted to cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the king. (M.R. Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and New Bridge", Oxonensia Vol.14, (1949), pp.46-53; "Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire", Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet No.17; Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.161.

Listing NGR: SP4036501404

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
252310
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 161
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, , Vol. 14, (1949), 46-53

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 2003
Reference: IOE01/11127/31
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