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Coffin Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Cropston, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.69 / 52°41'23"N

Longitude: -1.1736 / 1°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 455956

OS Northings: 310572

OS Grid: SK559105

Mapcode National: GBR 8LT.B44

Mapcode Global: WHDJ3.YNB5

Entry Name: Coffin Bridge

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189162

Location: Thurcaston and Cropston, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

Built-Up Area: Cropston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurcaston with Cropston

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

THURCASTON ANSTEY LANE (West Side)
SK 51 SE
4/106 Coffin Bridge
II
Pack horse bridge of C16/C17. Granite and slate rubble stone with later
red brick coping. 2 rounded arches with pointed cut water on up and
downstream sides. Side embankments. Lies c 500 yds. West of Anstey Lane
and carries track over Rothley Brook. Said to be so named because track
was used to take coffins from Cropston to Thurcaston Church.


Listing NGR: SK5595610572

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