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Canford Bridge (That Part in Poole District) and Viaduct Approach to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Wimborne Minster, Poole

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Latitude: 50.7925 / 50°47'33"N

Longitude: -1.9779 / 1°58'40"W

OS Eastings: 401653

OS Northings: 99218

OS Grid: SZ016992

Mapcode National: GBR 31T.BR7

Mapcode Global: FRA 66RZ.THC

Entry Name: Canford Bridge (That Part in Poole District) and Viaduct Approach to South

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Last Amended: 13 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412562

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH21

County: Poole

Electoral Ward/Division: Wimborne Minster

Built-Up Area: Wimborne Minster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wimborne St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


958-1/2/127 Canford Bridge (that part in Poole
14/06/54 District) and viaduct approach to
(Formerly Listed as:
Canford Bridge (that part in the
Borough of Poole))


Bridge (that part in Poole District) and bridge approach.
1813, with C19 and C20 repairs. By John Dyson, engineer.
Coursed squared Portland stone and Portland stone ashlar to
bridge, coursed squared carstone, carstone ashlar and red
brick to approach.
Bridge spans the River Stour and has 3 elliptical arches,
pointed cutwaters either side and solid parapet with moulded
stone coping and square terminal piers. Raised band at road
level. Arch stones have a lip which outlines the arch. Stone
in N pier of central arch facing S, not far above water level,
inscribed This BRIDGE finished/ in the Year 1813/ JOHN DYSON
Engineer/ JESSE BUSHROD Mason. S approach to bridge has 6
segmental arches, semicircular cutwaters and solid parapets of
red brick in English bond with stone coping. Raised stone band
at road level. Arches of red brick. Bridge carries the B3078
Part of this item is in Wimborne Minster CP.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 202).

Listing NGR: SZ0165399218

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

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