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Walcot Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rodington, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.7075 / 52°42'26"N

Longitude: -2.6034 / 2°36'12"W

OS Eastings: 359328

OS Northings: 312370

OS Grid: SJ593123

Mapcode National: GBR BQ.2HRP

Mapcode Global: WH9D0.Z6GQ

Entry Name: Walcot Bridge

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362495

Location: Rodington, Telford and Wrekin, TF6

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Rodington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Rodington St George

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text



Walcot Bridge


Dated 1782. Designed by William Hayward circa 1740-82. Road bridge over the River Tern. Ashlar with three rusticated round-arches with keyblocks. Cutwaters have semi-circular section 'pilasters' above in the spandrels. String course and low parapet with panel at centre inscribed with date MDCCLXXXII and inscription "the last Edifice erected by that ingenious Architect William Hayward". The abutments splay outwards and are terminated with square piers. William Hayward also designed the bridge over the River Tern at Atcham, Shropshire and the bridge over the Thames at Henley, Oxfordshire in 1781.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 September 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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