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Wansford Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.5793 / 52°34'45"N

Longitude: -0.415 / 0°24'53"W

OS Eastings: 507499

OS Northings: 299118

OS Grid: TL074991

Mapcode National: GBR FWT.9WX

Mapcode Global: WHGMB.LFLJ

Plus Code: 9C4XHHHP+P2

Entry Name: Wansford Bridge

Listing Date: 24 February 1982

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50477

Location: Wansford, Peterborough, PE8

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Wansford

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhaugh and Wansford

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

Wansford Bridge
TL 0799 45/682
On the common boundary of the Parishes of Sibson Cum Stibbington (in the District
of Huntingdon) and Wansford (in the City of Peterborough). It was listed
as Wansford Bridge (that part in the Norman Cross Rural District) under Wansford
under the Parish of Sibson Cum Stibbington on 25 September 1951.
Built from 1577. Fine ashlar bridge over River Nene. Total of 12 arches.
The south end rebuilt in 1795 has small round arch and wide elliptical rusticated
arch with date in oval panel above keyblock. The next 3 arches are of 1672
to 4, and the remainder 1577 (dated in parapet with initials P.If.). The ten
C16 and C17 bays have round arches, the C16 arches are stepped, cutwaters
between rising to refuges in the parapet which has ramped coping and stringcourse.
The arches at the north end are silted up.
VCH Northamptonshire Vol II.

Listing NGR: TL0749999118

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