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 NORTHMOOR CIVIL PARISH)

List entry Number: 1368262

Location

NEW BRIDGE AND FLANKING WALLS (THAT PART IN NORTHMOOR CIVIL PARISH), ABINGDON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireWest OxfordshireDistrict AuthorityNorthmoor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Oct-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252310

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

NORTHMOOR ABINGDON ROAD SP40SW (West side) 11/226 New bridge and flanking walls 12/09/55 (that part in Northmoor C.P.) (Formerly listed as New Bridge (that part in Witney Rural District)

GV I

Bridge. C14. Coursed and dressed limestone with later repairs. 6 painted arches to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for travellers above. Groins of central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in 0xfordshire, and was the scene of skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary Forces under Maller attempted to cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the king. (M.R. Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and New Bridge", Oxonensia Vol.14, (1949), pp.46-53; "Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire", Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet No.17; Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.161.

Listing NGR: SP4036501404

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Oxoniensia - Date: 1949 - Journal Title: Oxoniensia - Volume: 14 - Page References: 46-53
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Berkshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 161

National Grid Reference: SP 40365 01404

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