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Rustic Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston Underwood, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.1554 / 52°9'19"N

Longitude: -0.7388 / 0°44'19"W

OS Eastings: 486379

OS Northings: 251538

OS Grid: SP863515

Mapcode National: GBR CYS.S1N

Mapcode Global: VHDSN.43S0

Entry Name: Rustic Bridge

Listing Date: 18 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436112

Location: Weston Underwood, Milton Keynes, MK46

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Weston Underwood

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list;


1/10002 Rustic Bridge


Ornamental bridge. Mid C18, one of series of garden features built for Sir Robert
Throckmorton of Weston Park by a Mr John Huggins "for the purpose of keeping up a piece
of water in the Park". Coursed stone rubble bridge with round-headed arch with long
embankments on either side, forming a path over a brook. A favourite haunt of the poet
Cowper, who lived nearby at Cowper's house between 1786 and 1795. Illustrated in
"Cowper". printed byJ Swan in 1803 and "The loved haunts of Cowper" published by
Thomas Wright in London in 1894.

Listing NGR: SP8637951538

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

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