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West Bridge,

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6336 / 52°38'1"N

Longitude: -1.1422 / 1°8'31"W

OS Eastings: 458153

OS Northings: 304331

OS Grid: SK581043

Mapcode National: GBR FDK.VS

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.F2BB

Entry Name: West Bridge,

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188836

Location: Leicester, LE3

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Westcotes

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Mary de Castro

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/08/2018

SK 5804 SW

West Bridge

(Formerly listed under WEST BRIDGE STREET)

Opened 1891. A wide bridge with two channels, with stone abutments and cast iron arches with iron girders, not visible, under bridge. The arches are cast iron with four-centred arches with spandrels having trefoil and quatrefoil decoration, cornice above with Tudor roses. Heavy cast iron decorated railed parapet, and ashlar octagonal turrets at ends with ogee-shaped domes with crockets, finials, crenellation, and carved heads. The ashlar cutwater at centre rises to castellated refuge.

Spans the River Soar which is canalised at this section.

One of a series see:-
Bridge over River Soar - The Newarke
Bridge over River Soar - Mill Lane
Bridge over River- Upperton Road

Listing NGR: SK5815304331

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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