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New Bridge and Flanking Walls (That Part in Kingston Bagpuize Civil Parish)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longworth, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7098 / 51°42'35"N

Longitude: -1.4172 / 1°25'1"W

OS Eastings: 440364

OS Northings: 201387

OS Grid: SP403013

Mapcode National: GBR 6WN.NJC

Mapcode Global: VHC0H.D944

Entry Name: New Bridge and Flanking Walls (That Part in Kingston Bagpuize Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 6 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249621

Location: Longworth, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Longworth

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Longworth

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP40SW (West side)
2/123 New Bridge and flanking walls
09/02/66 (that part in Kingston
Bagpuize C.P.)
(Formerly listed as New Bridge
(that part in Abingdon Rd.))


Bridge. C14 with later repairs. Coursed and dressed limestone. 6 pointed arches
to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for
travellers above. Groins of 2 central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New
Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in Oxfordshire, and was the scene of
skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary forces under Waller attempted to
cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the King. Scheduled as
an Ancient Monument.
(M.R, Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and Newbridge", Oxonensia Vol.14 (1949), pp.46-53;
Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire Museums Information Sheet No. 17;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.161).

Listing NGR: SP4036401387

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