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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

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

District: Breckland

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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Listing Text


617-1/8/50 Melford Bridge (that part in
03/04/51 Thetford CP)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Melford Bridge)


Road bridge over river (River Thet), part of which lies in
Brettenham CP. Dated 1697. Paid for by John Wodehouse. Brick
with ashlar dressings. Both upstream and downstream faces have
3 semi-circular arches with 2 grouped close together at south
end. These 2 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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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