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West Bridge over River Poulter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elkesley, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2747 / 53°16'29"N

Longitude: -1.0289 / 1°1'44"W

OS Eastings: 464851

OS Northings: 375745

OS Grid: SK648757

Mapcode National: GBR PZ8K.1T

Mapcode Global: WHFGF.5Y9D

Entry Name: West Bridge over River Poulter

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419833

Location: Elkesley, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, S80

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Elkesley

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Elkesley

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 67 NW ELKESLEY BLYTH ROAD

1/39 West bridge over
River Poulter
1.2.67
II*

Road bridge. Dated 1789. Red brick, faced with ashlar and rock
face ashlar. West side has 3 red brick arches faced with ashlar,
with rock face ashlar architraves. Flanking each arch are single
rock face ashlar piers, 4 in total, these rise to the top of the
balustraded ashlar parapet which rests on a rock face ashlar
band. In the base of the piers are single round arched niches
rising to the band. Either side are single coped ashlar swept
walls which have a plain band extending from the band of the
bridge. These terminate in single circular piers with moulded
tops. The left/north rock face ashlar pier has a plaque with
family crest of Pelham Clinton, Dukes of Newcastle of Clumber
Park, dated 1789. The east side corresponds to the west, however
there is no rock face ashlar, nor dated plaque and flanking the
arches are single culverts with round arches. Under the arches
the river flows in cascades down steps.


Listing NGR: SK6485175745

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

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