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Short Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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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

Plus Code: 9F32VMCP+23

Entry Name: Short Bridge

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116059

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

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

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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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