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Latitude: 52.6449 / 52°38'41"N
Longitude: -2.6696 / 2°40'10"W
OS Eastings: 354793
OS Northings: 305446
OS Grid: SJ547054
Mapcode National: GBR BM.6KGM
Mapcode Global: WH8C1.YSY7
Entry Name: Cound Stank Bridge
Listing Date: 14 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055563
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259747
Location: Cound, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Cound
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Cound
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
COUND C.P. COUNDSTANK
SJ 50 NW
SJ 5480 0545
Bridge. Early C18,on the site of an earlier bridge. Red sandstone
ashlar. 2 segmental arches with chanelled-rusticated voussoirs; central
triangular cutwaters with broach caps, central and end piers rising to
moulded cornice and parapet; shaped brackets flanking central pier and
supporting cornice; half-H datestones to parapets above central pier,
but inscription illegible at time of survey (April 1985); diagonal
abutment retaining walls with plat bands and square end piers with
pyramidal copings. Southern retaining wall extended probably in C19
in dressed sandstone. The bridge carries the Cross Houses-Pitchford
road over the Cound Brook. Cound Stank bridge was first mentioned in
1682. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.61.
Listing NGR: SJ5479305446
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