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Clopton Bridge and Attached Former Toll House

A Grade I Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1915 / 52°11'29"N

Longitude: -1.7003 / 1°42'0"W

OS Eastings: 420586

OS Northings: 254852

OS Grid: SP205548

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.GYK

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.H50T

Entry Name: Clopton Bridge and Attached Former Toll House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 4 April 1994

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366151

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Built-Up Area: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP2054 BRIDGE FOOT
604-1/6/6 Clopton Bridge and attached former
25/10/51 toll house
(Formerly Listed as:
BRIDGETOWN
Clopton Bridge)

GV I

Bridge. c1484 with C16 and C17 repairs; widened and toll house
built 1814; footway added 1827; later parapets. For Sir Hugh
Clopton; footway by J Nicolls, made by the Eagle Foundry,
Birmingham.
Coursed squared stone and ashlar with cast-iron. 14 segmental
pointed arches with platt band and plain parapets over;
widened to north side, which has cutwaters. Cast-iron footway
to north side is cantilevered on lattice work brackets with
enriched spandrels; scrolled supports to posts, which support
panels of rails with semicircular links to head and foot.
10-sided toll house to south of west end has platt band and
crenellated parapet. Entrance, in porch to return, has
4-centred head and door of 4 arched panels, porch is
weather-boarded to return and rear. Windows have sills and
4-centred heads, most are blind, some have small-paned
casements of 2 pointed lights. Bell-form rainwater head.
The bridge was originally attached to a causeway to the west.
An important survival of a medieval bridge forming a
significant landscape feature. A Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(VCH: Styles P: The Borough of Stratford-upon-Avon and the
Parish of Alveston: London: 1946-: 9; Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 416).


Listing NGR: SP2058654852

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