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Melford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Thetford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4123 / 52°24'44"N

Longitude: 0.7616 / 0°45'41"E

OS Eastings: 587919

OS Northings: 282958

OS Grid: TL879829

Mapcode National: GBR RD8.MCV

Mapcode Global: VHKCD.4MZK

Plus Code: 9F42CQ66+WJ

Entry Name: Melford Bridge

Listing Date: 3 April 1951

Last Amended: 1 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384716

Location: Thetford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Brettenham

Built-Up Area: Thetford

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thetford St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/09/2019


Melford Bridge
(Formerly listed as Melford Bridge (that part in Thetford CP), previously listed as MELFORD BRIDGE ROAD (South West side) Melford Bridge)


Road bridge over River Thet. Dated 1697. Paid for by John Wodehouse. Brick with ashlar dressings. Both upstream and downstream faces have three semi-circular arches with two grouped close together at south end. These two are faced with ashlar and have between them a pilaster rising from a pointed cutwater. On the upstream side the pilaster has a stone plaque bearing the Wodehouse arms and the date 1697. Splayed parapet with rounded coping stones, now mostly all replaced.

Listing NGR: TL8791982958

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