List entry

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: NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN KINGSTON BAGPUIZE CIVIL PARISH)

List entry Number: 1048348

Location

NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN KINGSTON BAGPUIZE CIVIL PARISH), WITNEY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityKingston Bagpuize with Southmoor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jul-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 249621

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WITH SOUTHMOOR WITNEY ROAD SP40SW (West side) 2/123 New Bridge and flanking walls 09/02/66 (that part in Kingston Bagpuize C.P.) (Formerly listed as New Bridge (that part in Abingdon Rd.))

GV II*

Bridge. C14 with later repairs. Coursed and dressed limestone. 6 pointed arches to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for travellers above. Groins of 2 central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in Oxfordshire, and was the scene of skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary forces under Waller attempted to cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the King. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (M.R, Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and Newbridge", Oxonensia Vol.14 (1949), pp.46-53; Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet No. 17; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.161).

Listing NGR: SP4036401387

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 161
'Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet' in Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire, ()
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, (1949), 46-53

National Grid Reference: SP4036401387

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