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Iford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Littledown and Iford, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7413 / 50°44'28"N

Longitude: -1.8064 / 1°48'22"W

OS Eastings: 413757

OS Northings: 93538

OS Grid: SZ137935

Mapcode National: GBR 559.D4P

Mapcode Global: FRA 7734.2AW

Plus Code: 9C2WP5RV+GC

Entry Name: Iford Bridge

Listing Date: 14 October 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101404

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH6

County: Dorset

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Christchurch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Iford Bridge



This bridge is in three sections over the River Stour. Mid C17 to late C18 early Cl9. The easternmost section dates from late C18 early C19. Red brick with stone coping to parapet. All arches now blocked to base of parapet but when exposed, six round-headed arches with stone linings to soffits. Arches alternately large and small with pilasters between them. In the centre, two pilasters form a blind, round-headed panel. The middle section is mid C17. Ashlar, mixed ironstone and Purbeck stone. Four round-headed arches with pointed cutwaters between. Red brick parapet with stone coping. The westernmost section is late C18. Grey ashlar with ironstone banding to cutwaters. Four round-headed arches with piers standing on mud islets, cornice above and parapet with coping. Cutwaters between arches with recessed circular panels above them on the south side of bridge.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1153322.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13th April 2016.

Listing NGR: SZ1375793538

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