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Elstead Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Elstead, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1863 / 51°11'10"N

Longitude: -0.7059 / 0°42'21"W

OS Eastings: 490541

OS Northings: 143804

OS Grid: SU905438

Mapcode National: GBR DBM.GCX

Mapcode Global: VHDY9.QF6X

Plus Code: 9C3X57PV+GM

Entry Name: Elstead Bridge

Listing Date: 9 March 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291513

Location: Elstead, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Elstead

Built-Up Area: Elstead

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Elstead

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


5/3 Elstead Bridge

Bridge. C13, possibly by the Monks of Waverley Abbey. Sandstone rubble slabs with
blocks of darker ironstone, wooden, C20 parapet railings. Originally 7 arches, now
five with "Keeled", i.e. pointed, cutwaters upstream and rounded cutwaters over
"keeled" plinths downstream. One of an early series of bridges over the River Wey
between Farnham and Guildford and of great historical importance. The bridge is a
scheduled Ancient Monument. Surrey Antiquity No. 149.

S.A.S. Research Volume No. I (1974) pp. 75 - 83 "The River Wey between Farnham and
Guildford" By Derek F. Renn, F.S.A.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 212
Mamy and Bray "History and Antiquities of Surrey Vol III pp 137 & xxxvi.

Listing NGR: SU9054143804

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