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Sparrows Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Gosfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9329 / 51°55'58"N

Longitude: 0.6006 / 0°36'2"E

OS Eastings: 578883

OS Northings: 229235

OS Grid: TL788292

Mapcode National: GBR QJJ.W2L

Mapcode Global: VHJJ5.CPB3

Entry Name: Sparrows Bridge

Listing Date: 25 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409475

Location: Gosfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Gosfield

Built-Up Area: Gosfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Gosfield St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


7/10000 Sparrows Bridge


Accommodation bridge. Circa 1865. Wrought and cast iron, timber
deck, rendered brick abutments. Single span, bar-stayed
cantilever design. Four cast iron towers with spike finials.
Decorative cast iron balustrades. At time of survey most
balustrade panels missing, deck concreted. This type of bridge
is rare and few of this date survive. The bridge carried the
driveway through the park to Gosfield Place, built circa 1865 on
the site of an earlier mansion for B Sparrow Esq. The house was
demolished circa 1925.

Listing NGR: TL7888329235

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

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