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Latitude: 51.87 / 51°52'12"N
Longitude: 0.6852 / 0°41'6"E
OS Eastings: 584958
OS Northings: 222460
OS Grid: TL849224
Mapcode National: GBR QKF.L2Y
Mapcode Global: VHJJL.T8L8
Entry Name: Short Bridge
Listing Date: 6 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123158
English Heritage Legacy ID: 116059
Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6
Civil Parish: Coggeshall
Built-Up Area: Coggeshall
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL BRIDGE STREET
9/28 Short Bridge
Road bridge and railings over Back Ditch. Early C19. Red brick and cast iron.
Aligned N-S over leat to Abbey Mill, which is aligned NE-SW. One semi-circular
arch, with C20 brickwork above in E side. 2 iron ties through bridge with cast
iron roundels at each end. Cast iron coping of stilted segmental section. Cast
iron railings at each side, comprising a heavy stanchion of urn baluster form
with urn finial at each end, and 8 intermediate stanchions of similar shape but
lighter, without finials. 4 plain square bars between stanchions (5 in end
sections). Rail of wave section, turning outwards at each end, with short
square spikes. Oval plate embossed 'LC' (for Little Coggeshall) at base of SW
stanchion. Height of railing above road, average 1.20 metres. Named Short
Bridge in a map of 1731 (Essex Record Office D/DU 19/2). Formerly a toll bridge
(J.S. Gardner (ed.), Coggeshall, Essex, 1951, 32).
Listing NGR: TL8495822460
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