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Bridge over Moat and Archway to Lower Huxley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Huxley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.155 / 53°9'18"N

Longitude: -2.7527 / 2°45'9"W

OS Eastings: 349765

OS Northings: 362253

OS Grid: SJ497622

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.59VM

Mapcode Global: WH88H.PYDN

Entry Name: Bridge over Moat and Archway to Lower Huxley Hall

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55523

Location: Huxley, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Hargrave and Huxley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hargrave St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/13 Bridge over moat and
archway to Lower Huxley


Bridge, archway and stubs of former curtain wall: bridge late
medieval, with parapet and remaining work of early-mid C17. Ashlar
buff and pink sandstone with some English garden wall bond orange
brick in curtain wall. Bridge has a pair of low segmental arches
divided by triangular cutwaters. Plain parapet with chamfered coping
follows line of the cutwaters. Flagged carriageway. Astride the hall
side of the bridge is a fine moulded semi-circular archway with raised
springers, a rosette on the keystone, and a projecting band above.
Strapwork entablature carries open scrolled pediment flanked by
finials. Triangular ramps run down onto the parapets. To rear are
the stubs of a brick curtain wall with stone quoins and copings.

Listing NGR: SJ4976562253

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