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Baber Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Latitude: 51.459 / 51°27'32"N

Longitude: -0.4014 / 0°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 511159

OS Northings: 174551

OS Grid: TQ111745

Mapcode National: GBR 3T.ZCT

Mapcode Global: VHFTL.0L4C

Entry Name: Baber Bridge

Listing Date: 8 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489672

Location: Hounslow, London, TW14

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Feltham North

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Bedfont

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

787/0/10129 STAINES ROAD
08-AUG-02 Baber Bridge


Baber Bridge, Staines Road. Road bridge, 1798, built by the County of Middlesex. Pink-grey stock brick, lower courses of yellow sandstone, coping to parapet and date-stone of Portland stone. Single arch. Inner arch and lower part of south elevation rendered.
HISTORY: a timber bridge known as the Beaver or Baber Bridge is recorded as early as the late 13th century. The present bridge was rebuilt in 1798, having been found to be unsafe. It carries the road from Hounslow to Staines, and is a survivor from the great age of road improvements.
SOURCE: Report of the Committee of Magistrates appointed to make enquiry respecting the Public Bridges of the County of Middlesex (1826), 325-27.

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