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Latitude: 51.7819 / 51°46'54"N
Longitude: -0.4934 / 0°29'36"W
OS Eastings: 504025
OS Northings: 210319
OS Grid: TL040103
Mapcode National: GBR G6D.82G
Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.DGHW
Entry Name: South Bridge at Water End over the River Gade
Listing Date: 22 October 1952
Last Amended: 19 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101225
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157886
Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1
Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 01 SW
LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD(A4146)
South Bridge at Water End over the River Gade
(Formerly listed as Two Bridges over
Road bridge over River Gade. Circa 1800 when road realigned (Branch
Johnson (1970)113), widened on E side 1976 by Herts County Council. Red
brick in English-bond with stone dressings. A humped bridge in medieval
style of 3 pointed arches each of 20ft span with 4 stone-capped
cutwaters linked by a moulded string course. Deep-chamfered brick rib to
soffit a little inside front arch. Chamfered stone dressing to plinths
from which arches spring, linked by weir under bridge and marking water
level on reconstructed upstream face. Moulded stone cappings to brick
parapets splayed at ends and terminated by octagonal brick piers.
(Branch Johnson (1970): ex inf County Surveyor's Dept)
Listing NGR: TL0402510319
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