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: HUNTINGDON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1128636

Location

HUNTINGDON BRIDGE, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireHuntingdonshireDistrict AuthorityGodmanchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Jan-1951

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 53559

Asset Groupings

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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

Huntingdon HIGH STREET 1. 5140 (South-East Side) ----------------- Huntingdon Bridge TL 2471 3/3 part 28.11.50. part 10.1.51. I GV

2. Circa 1300 but repaired over the centuries. Of stone throughout, with 6 pointed arches with cutwaters and refuges on both sides. There is a band of trefoil decoration in the form of corbelling over 2 arches these are probably the most ancient part of the bridge. A fine and famous example of a medieval bridge. The 3rd arch was replaced by a drawbridge during the Civil War. (RCHM 8).

Listing NGR: TL2429271467

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926)

National Grid Reference: TL 24292 71467

Map


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