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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: TESTON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1262983

Location

TESTON BRIDGE

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

County District District Type Parish
KentMaidstoneDistrict AuthorityTeston
KentMaidstoneDistrict AuthorityWest Farleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433576

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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

TQ 75 SW TESTON 2/239 Teston Bridge I Partly in West Farleigh Civil Parish. Road bridge. C14 or C15. Coursed ragstone with ashlar coping to parapet. Six round-headed arches; 3 spanning river, that to centre taller, 2 slightly smaller to west and one smaller still and at an angle, to east. Double hollow chamfer to central arch, single hollow chamfer to rest, and ashlared soffits. 6 cutwaters on hollow-chamfered stone plinths to south (upstream side) and 4 to north, all carried up into parapet to form refuges. Parapet possibly renewed at a later date. 3 outer arches rebuilt in early C19 (Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the South of England, 1930). Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TQ7088153269

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jervoise, E, The Ancient Bridges of the South of England, (1930)

National Grid Reference: TQ 70881 53269

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