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North Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4882 / 52°29'17"N

Longitude: -0.4618 / 0°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 504544

OS Northings: 288924

OS Grid: TL045889

Mapcode National: GBR FXQ.XSD

Mapcode Global: VHFNH.YQ7D

Entry Name: North Bridge

Listing Date: 7 June 1974

Last Amended: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232566

Location: Ashton, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Ashton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Oundlew Ashton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

TLO8NW Oundle
8/11 North Bridge (that part in
07/06/74 Ashton C.P.)
(Formerly listed as North
- Bridge)

Bridge. C14 origins, rebuilt 1571, 1835 and 1912. Squared coursed and rusticated
limestone, with ashlar facing to inside of parapets, and granite dressings. 13
semi-circular arches with moulded granite keyblocks. First and seventh arches
from north end, on west side, have no keyblocks and incorporate visible remains
of earlier bridges. 5 cutwaters with refuges at north end and 2 similar
cutwaters at south end, all on east side. Plain parapet with moulded coping and
square piers at ends. Gateway to centre of east side has similar piers. Reset
copy of tablet on west side discovered in 1835 has inscription, "In the yer of
oure Lord 1570 thes arches wer borne downe by the waters externytit. In the yer
of oure Lord 1571 they were builded agayn with lyme and stone. Thanks be to
God". Inscribed tablet, also on west side, records rebuilding and widening in

Listing NGR: TL0454488924

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