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Pleshey Castle Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Pleshey, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8039 / 51°48'13"N

Longitude: 0.4137 / 0°24'49"E

OS Eastings: 566515

OS Northings: 214446

OS Grid: TL665144

Mapcode National: GBR NH5.WZ5

Mapcode Global: VHJJN.4X2J

Entry Name: Pleshey Castle Bridge

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426332

Location: Pleshey, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Pleshey

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Pleshey Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

5213 (south-East Side)
Pleshey Castle Bridge
TL 6614 22/410

Approached by a drive from The Street. A C15 single span red brick bridge across
the moat of the mound, with a 2 centred arch and diagonally set buttresses, The
bridge formed the approach to the castle which was built by the Mandevilles, probably
in the C12, and later passed into the hands of the Duke of Gloucester. It fell
into ruins after the Duke was put to death by Richard II in 1397. (AM).

Listing NGR: TL6651514446

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

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