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Water Orton Bridge (That Part in Water Orton Civil Parish)

A Grade II Listed Building in Water Orton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5203 / 52°31'13"N

Longitude: -1.7448 / 1°44'41"W

OS Eastings: 417413

OS Northings: 291414

OS Grid: SP174914

Mapcode National: GBR 4GP.XB4

Mapcode Global: VH9YS.PXY9

Entry Name: Water Orton Bridge (That Part in Water Orton Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 8 September 1961

Last Amended: 26 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309422

Location: Water Orton, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Water Orton

Built-Up Area: Water Orton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Water Orton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP19SE Water Orton
4/108 Water Orton Bridge (that part
08/09/61 in Water Orton C.P.)
(Formerly listed as Bridge
(over River Tame) (the part in
Meriden R.D.))
- II
Road bridge. Circa 1520 for Bishop Veysey of Exeter, with later alterations. Red
sandstone ashlar. 6 semi-circular arches spanning the River Tame. V-shaped
cutwaters continued upwards to form refuges at parapet level. Draining spouts
above the two centre arches conducted water off the bridge. Plain parapet
largely rebuilt in the C19.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p466; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, (1965),

Listing NGR: SP1741391413

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