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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: SOMERSET BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1188935

Location

SOMERSET BRIDGE, SHACKLEFORD ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyWaverleyDistrict AuthorityPeper Harow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 291591

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 94SW PEPER HAROW C.P. SHACKLEFORD ROAD

5/82 Somerset Bridge 9/3/60 II*

Bridge. C13 with C18 and C20 extensions and alterations. Probably built by the Monks of Waverley Abbey. Local sandstone rubble to centre arch with slabs forming voussoirs; sandstone ashlar to outer arches, with brick parapets. circa 3½ feet high above. The right hand abutment has been widened and pierced with a brick- lined arch and shallow concrete channel. The upstream cutwaters are "Keeled" ie. pointed at both ends with chamfered tops, keeled with pyramidal tops to downstream side. One of a series of bridges built between Farnham and Guildford by the Monks with important historical associations. Scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey Antiquity No. 30.

RESEARCH VOLUME OF THE SURREY ARCHAELOGICAL SOC NO. 1 (1974) Article: The River Wey Bridges Between Farnham and Guildford by D. F. Renn F.S.A. pp.75-83.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971)

Listing NGR: SU9217743926

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Research Volume of the Surrey Archaeological Society - Date: 1974 - Journal Title: Research Volume of the Surrey Archaeological Society - Volume: 1 - Page References: 75-83
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Surrey - Date: 1971

National Grid Reference: SU 92177 43926

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