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Ayleswade Bridge old Harnham Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0606 / 51°3'38"N

Longitude: -1.7965 / 1°47'47"W

OS Eastings: 414358

OS Northings: 129050

OS Grid: SU143290

Mapcode National: GBR 51F.GLX

Mapcode Global: FRA 7639.ZYC

Plus Code: 9C3W3663+6C

Entry Name: Ayleswade Bridge old Harnham Bridge

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Last Amended: 12 October 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446192

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Description

ST NICHOLAS'S ROAD
1.
1594 (East Side)
Old Harnham Bridge
SU 1429 SW 5/350 28.2.52.
I
2.
(Ayleswade Bridge on OS Map).
Built originally in 1244 by Bishop Bingham across 2 branches of the Avon and
an island between the branches, in conjunction with St Nicholas's Hospital
on the north bank and adjoining the river, and with a Chapel on the island.
The larger part is of 6 arches, the smaller of 2 arches with a segmental centre
embrasure and smaller angular embrasure at the south end both on the east side.
Remains, probably complete of the old bridge are visible inside an outer casing
probably of Cl6 or C17 date. All ashlar stone with solid parapet and plain
splayed coping.


Listing NGR: SU1436229096

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