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Latitude: 51.4536 / 51°27'13"N
Longitude: -2.5914 / 2°35'28"W
OS Eastings: 359004
OS Northings: 172904
OS Grid: ST590729
Mapcode National: GBR C8K.WR
Mapcode Global: VH88N.1QDJ
Plus Code: 9C3VFC35+FF
Entry Name: Bristol Bridge
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204252
English Heritage Legacy ID: 378988
Location: Central, Bristol, BS1
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
Tagged with: Road bridge
BRISTOL BRIDGE, Centre
Bridge. 1764-68. By James Bridges. Widened 1873-4. Courtfield limestone ashlar and cast-iron. Classical style. A central segmental arch flanked by 2 semicircular arches, with rusticated voussoirs, soffits and pilaster strips, covered by a c1873 cast-iron deck with paired cast-iron Doric columns to steel pavement extensions.
HISTORICAL NOTE: similar to the original Westminster Bridge. The bridge was built by Thomas Paty; the Portland stone balustrade and 4 domed toll houses were removed in 1873-4, but were illustrated by Samuel Jackson 1824.
(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 114; Greenacre F and Stoddard S: The Bristol Landscape; The Watercolours of Samuel Jackson: Bristol: 1986-: 13).
Listing NGR: ST5900472904
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