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Bridge Approximately 600 Metres East North East of Scotland at Su 96768412

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6568 / 50°39'24"N

Longitude: -2.0472 / 2°2'49"W

OS Eastings: 396760

OS Northings: 84120

OS Grid: SY967841

Mapcode National: GBR 338.R7G

Mapcode Global: FRA 67LB.Q80

Entry Name: Bridge Approximately 600 Metres East North East of Scotland at Su 96768412

Listing Date: 4 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352129

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list

CORFE CASTLE

SU 96 84
3/200 Bridge approx 600 metres
east-north-east of Scotland
at SU 96768412
II
Bridge. Dated 1711 for or by William Okeden and Nathaniel Bond; altered. Ashlar
with timber causeway. 2 piers: on upstream side with triangular faces to act as
outwaters and with faceted corbels supporting causeway, the corbels bearing initials
and date carved in relief:-"WO", "NB"; on downstream side, battered, the western
1711
one coped and the eastern one with wide groove cut out of lower courses (upper
coursing partly gone). Replacement wooden causeway. On either side of the stream
are retaining walls, canted on upstream side to channel floor of water.
The bridge acted also as a sluice and, with leats and feeder channels linked to it,
formed part of the flooding system which served the meads of the lower Corfe River
Valley.


Listing NGR: SY9676084120

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