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Barford Bridge and Causeway

A Grade I Listed Building in Great Barford, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.151 / 52°9'3"N

Longitude: -0.3432 / 0°20'35"W

OS Eastings: 513452

OS Northings: 251597

OS Grid: TL134515

Mapcode National: GBR H3G.41Q

Mapcode Global: VHGMS.06DC

Entry Name: Barford Bridge and Causeway

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36461

Location: Great Barford, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Great Barford

Built-Up Area: Great Barford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Barford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


13.7.64 Barford Bridge and Cause-


Bridge and causeway. C15 and C19. Coursed rubble, some dark sandstone, some
limestone, upper part widened and rebuilt in red brick in 1874 (Bedfordshire
County Council Industrial Archaeology in Bedfordshire, 1967, p 14). 17
irregular pointed arches, spanning approximately 140 metres. Approximately 5
metres wide. SW side (upstream): brick work begins at springing point of
arches. Arches have corbelling with 2 rows of dentilation. Corbelling also
to base of parapet. Stone cutwaters. NE side: stone arches still visible,
only parapet is brick. Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: TL1345251597

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