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Latitude: 51.9491 / 51°56'56"N
Longitude: -2.6344 / 2°38'3"W
OS Eastings: 356494
OS Northings: 228030
OS Grid: SO564280
Mapcode National: GBR FP.M95F
Mapcode Global: VH869.985P
Entry Name: Suspension Footbridge at Ngr So 565280 (That Part in Kings Caple Civil Parish)
Listing Date: 19 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 154300
Location: Kings Caple, County of Herefordshire, HR1
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Kings Caple
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Kings Caple
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
KINGS CAPLE CP -
SO 52 NE
3/41 Suspension footbridge
at NGR SO 565280 (that
part in Kings Caple CP)
Suspension footbridge over River Wye. Probably c1875 with later alterations.
Plaque with raised lettering:
LOUIS HARPER A.M.I.C.E.
Rock-faced sandstone ashlar, concrete, breeze blocks, brick cast-iron steel
cables and wood. Stone piers on each river bank carry a pair of braced
cyclindrical tapered columns with spiked ball-finials; from the columns are
suspended steel cables from which is hung a wooden board-walk; outward from
the columns the main cables are secured under ramped stone, concrete, breeze
block and brick approaches with cast-iron railings and gates some of the main
posts of which have ball-finials. Maker's plaque is on the south side of
the horizontal brace between the southern pair of main columns. The other
part of the bridge is in Sellack CP (qv).
Listing NGR: SO5649428029
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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