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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: ENGLISH BRIDGE AT SJ 496 123

List entry Number: 1271479

Location

ENGLISH BRIDGE AT SJ 496 123

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityShrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 454641

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SE English Bridge at SJ 496 123 653-1/16/1 10/01/53

GV II*

Bridge over River Severn. 1769, rebuilt 1926. Original design by John Gwynn. Ashlar. 7-arch span, with pilasters and cutwaters between the arches. Rusticated voussoirs to shallow segmental arches, and stressed keystones with shell motifs. Central arch emphasised with dolphins carved on the cutwaters, and a head of Neptune on the keystone. Balustraded parapet with solid panels over each pilaster carrying ball finials, and over the centres of the arches, carrying cast-iron lamp standards. Central panel has pediment, with date and Salop arms on outer face, inscribed with details of construction and reconstruction on inner face. Curved flight of steps to north west leads from road to river level.

Listing NGR: SJ4958312362

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49583 12362

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