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Teston Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in West Farleigh, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.253 / 51°15'10"N

Longitude: 0.4473 / 0°26'50"E

OS Eastings: 570881

OS Northings: 153270

OS Grid: TQ708532

Mapcode National: GBR NPZ.CXG

Mapcode Global: VHJMC.PRVT

Entry Name: Teston Bridge

Listing Date: 26 February 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433576

Location: Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Teston

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Teston St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


TQ 75 SW TESTON
2/239 Teston Bridge
I
Partly in West Farleigh Civil Parish. Road bridge. C14 or C15. Coursed
ragstone with ashlar coping to parapet. Six round-headed arches; 3
spanning river, that to centre taller, 2 slightly smaller to west and one
smaller still and at an angle, to east. Double hollow chamfer to central
arch, single hollow chamfer to rest, and ashlared soffits. 6 cutwaters
on hollow-chamfered stone plinths to south (upstream side) and 4 to north,
all carried up into parapet to form refuges. Parapet possibly renewed at
a later date. 3 outer arches rebuilt in early C19 (Jervoise, The Ancient
Bridges of the South of England, 1930). Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: TQ7088153269

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