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Latitude: 51.176 / 51°10'33"N
Longitude: -1.7875 / 1°47'14"W
OS Eastings: 414953
OS Northings: 141889
OS Grid: SU149418
Mapcode National: GBR 502.BWG
Mapcode Global: VHB5B.YPXT
Entry Name: Baluster Bridge and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131082
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321315
Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4
Civil Parish: Amesbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
11/4 Baluster Bridge and gate piers
Ornamental bridge over River Avon. 1775, rebuilt by Sir William
Chambers. Limestone. Three segmental arches with archivolts.
Rusticated stonework. Wide band at base of parapet and balustrade
of continuous balusters terminating in flattened scrolls linking at
angle to piers. Cutwaters both sides. At entrance on to bridge,
octagonal tapered bollards restrict traffic to centre. At north
end two gate piers, line rusticated, with cornice and block, the
finials missing. Wrought iron gates and pedestrian gates outside
piers. Of group value as part of the landscape works designed by
Henry Flitcroft 1726-30 and Charles Bridgeman 1730-38, and added to
by others during the eighteenth century.
Listing NGR: SU1495341888
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