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Telfords Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in London Colney, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7194 / 51°43'9"N

Longitude: -0.2901 / 0°17'24"W

OS Eastings: 518212

OS Northings: 203682

OS Grid: TL182036

Mapcode National: GBR H8R.5H4

Mapcode Global: VHGPX.X1HQ

Plus Code: 9C3XPP95+QX

Entry Name: Telfords Bridge

Listing Date: 26 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163648

Location: London Colney, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: London Colney

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: London Colney St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Telford's bridge


Bridge, said to be 1774. Apparently not by Thomas Telford.
Parapet and railings added mid C20. Red brick. Some stone
dressings. Seven tunnel arches, progressively larger towards
centre. Arch piers rest on battered brick plinths that curve
round beneath the arches in segmental-shaped channels. The
outermost piers on each side of the bridge retain their wedge-
shaped cutwaters. All piers on S side have stone-dressed bases.
C20 square buttresses added to some of the arch piers.

Listing NGR: TL1822403679

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