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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: CULHAM OLD BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1368838

Location

CULHAM OLD BRIDGE, THE BURYCROFT

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireSouth OxfordshireDistrict AuthorityCulham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 248820

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

CULHAM THE BURYCROFT SU5095 (West side) 10/35 Culham Old Bridge 18/07/63

_ II*



Bridge. c.1416, built by the Abingdon Guild of the Holy Cross, widened and north side rebuilt C18. Parapet restored mid C20. Squared uncoursed stone. Five 4-centred arches of varying heights. Plain parapet. North side has 5 round arches. History: during the Civil War, in May 1644 the parliamentarians seized the bridge and attacked royalist convoys to Oxford. This led to an unsuccessful royalist attempt to recapture and demolish the bridge (the Battle of Culham Bridge, January l645). Scheduled Ancient Monument. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.27 and p.31).

Listing NGR: SU5009495758

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Salzman, L F - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Oxford - Date: 1962 - Volume: 7 - Page References: 27 31

National Grid Reference: SU 50094 95758

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