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Rockwork Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1034 / 51°6'12"N

Longitude: -2.3261 / 2°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 377266

OS Northings: 133838

OS Grid: ST772338

Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.LS0

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.MJNH

Entry Name: Rockwork Bridge

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Last Amended: 9 September 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321252

Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS
ST 73 SE
(east side)
6/146 Rockwork Bridge
6.1.66 (formerly listed as The Rock Bridge)
GV I
Rustic bridge carrying track from lake to Temple of Apollo (q.v.)
over the Zeals Road. 1762-65. Rustic limestone. Segmental-arched
bridge with rough niches and revetment walls, track over is
approached by steps lined with rockwork with several platforms with
niches and 'windows', small rockwork bridge frames the path as it
crosses the main bridge. The Hermitage built in 1771 and
dismantled 1814 was incorporated into the picturesque approach to
the rockwork bridge.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)


Listing NGR: ST7726533837

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