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Bridge Carrying North Road over River Beane at Ngr TL 3141 1349

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8045 / 51°48'16"N

Longitude: -0.0955 / 0°5'43"W

OS Eastings: 531407

OS Northings: 213481

OS Grid: TL314134

Mapcode National: GBR KBJ.SSS

Mapcode Global: VHGPG.9XC0

Plus Code: 9C3XRW33+RQ

Entry Name: Bridge Carrying North Road over River Beane at Ngr TL 3141 1349

Listing Date: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461398

ID on this website: 101268851

Location: Broadoak End, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Waterford St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL3113SW NORTH ROAD, Goldings
817-1/5/297 Bridge carrying North Road over
River Beane at NGR TL 3141 1349


Bridge. 1869. One of a series built by Robert Smith, owner of
Goldings. Reconstructed and strengthened by Hertfordshire
County Surveyor late 1980s. Lower girders replaced with
reinforced concrete beams; moulded cast-iron cover plate
above, pierced balustrade panels with pattern of 3 circles,
with 3 triangles above and below, moulded top rail,
barleysugar twist columns with pyramidal caps. Yellow brick
abutments with stone bands and red recessed panels, piers with
roll moulded stone caps with low pyramidal tops, curved brick
parapet walls with stone copings on approaches.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Robert Smith inherited the Goldings estate in
1861 and demolished the old mansion, diverting and
reconstructing the nearby Watton Turnpike, and building a
series of bridges in 1869 to carry the road, and the drive to
Goldings over the 'Goldings Canal' and mill race of the River
(Hertfordshire Countryside: Campbell D: Goldings: a curious
Hertfordshire Mansion: Letchworth: 1946-1973: 34-5, 38; Dixon
R: Victorian Architecture: London: 1978-: 50-2, 257; Girouard
M: The Victorian Country House: New Haven and London: 1979-:
84-5, 438).

Listing NGR: TL3140713481

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