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Five Arch Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bexley, London

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Latitude: 51.4265 / 51°25'35"N

Longitude: 0.1307 / 0°7'50"E

OS Eastings: 548227

OS Northings: 171880

OS Grid: TQ482718

Mapcode National: GBR R5.TWN

Mapcode Global: VHHNZ.6DYR

Plus Code: 9F32C4GJ+J7

Entry Name: Five Arch Bridge

Listing Date: 17 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198696

ID on this website: 101188471

Location: North Cray, Bexley, London, DA14

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Cray Meadows

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Sidcup St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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(west side)
North Cray
TQ 47 SE 4/14 Five Arch Bridge
250 yds north-north-west of Church of St James. Circa 1781. Much rebuilt
5-arched footbridge, incorporating weir on north side. Round arches, graded
in size ; curved parapet with ends curving outwards. Now largely of yellow
brick, but with red brick on each side; courses of flint below stone band;
stone parapet much replaced in cement. The bridge linked the 2 former estates
of North Cray Place and Foots Cray Place, as part of Lancelot Brown's landscaping
of both parks. (See Dorothy Stroud's 'Lancelot Brown').

Listing NGR: TQ4822771880

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