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Bridge over River Beane

A Grade II Listed Building in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8614 / 51°51'41"N

Longitude: -0.1176 / 0°7'3"W

OS Eastings: 529722

OS Northings: 219766

OS Grid: TL297197

Mapcode National: GBR K9X.73N

Mapcode Global: VHGP7.XG6W

Entry Name: Bridge over River Beane

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356310

Location: Watton-at-Stone, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Built-Up Area: Watton at Stone

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

WATTON-AT-STONE WALKERN ROAD
TL 21 NE
Watton-at-Stone
3/200 Bridge over River Beane
-
- II

Road bridge. c.1830. Caleb Hitch's patent brick with some later stock
brick repair. Stone dressings. Triple segmental arch, that to centre
larger. Stone capped cutwaters to both sides. Slightly splayed to banks
over outer arches. Pilaster strips on parapets at angles of splays. End
piers with moulded stone caps. Curved abutment walls at ends. Bands to
parapets, that to E largely rebuilt. Segmental brick coping to parapets.
Hitch bricks, patented in 1828, are 1 foot long by 6 inches wide and 6
inches deep with interlocking flanges and resemble rat-trap bond.
(W Branch Johnson, Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970).


Listing NGR: TL2972219766

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