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Approach Bridge and Flanking Walls Approximately 30 Metres South of New Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Longworth, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7094 / 51°42'33"N

Longitude: -1.4173 / 1°25'2"W

OS Eastings: 440361

OS Northings: 201343

OS Grid: SP403013

Mapcode National: GBR 6WN.VXF

Mapcode Global: VHC0H.D93F

Entry Name: Approach Bridge and Flanking Walls Approximately 30 Metres South of New Bridge

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249623

Location: Longworth, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

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)
2/125 Approach bridge and flanking
09/02/66 walls approx. 30m. S of New
(Formerly listed as Approach
bridge to "New Bridge")


Bridge. Late C18. Limestone ashlar with 6 semi-circular arches. Later rubble
parapet has chamfered ashlar coping with pyramidal piers to centre and ends. The
bridge replaced a stone causeway, mentioned by Leland in 1536, that carried the
road above the floodplain to New Bridge (q.v.): "Ther is a long cawsye of stone
at eche end of the bridge".
(L. Toulmin Smith (Ed.), Leland's Itinerary in England and Wales, 1964, p.201).

Listing NGR: SP4036101343

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