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Causeway Bridge to End of Minster Pool

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6839 / 52°41'1"N

Longitude: -1.8316 / 1°49'53"W

OS Eastings: 411477

OS Northings: 309587

OS Grid: SK114095

Mapcode National: GBR 3C9.RQR

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.TSZV

Plus Code: 9C4WM5M9+G8

Entry Name: Causeway Bridge to End of Minster Pool

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382582

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lichfield St Michael and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


BIRD STREET (North East side)
Causeway Bridge to end of Minster Pool

(Formerly Listed as: BIRD STREET The Bridge over Minster Pool)


Causeway bridge. c1300 and 1816. By Joseph Potter Snr of Lichfield, County Surveyor. Ashlar and cast-iron. Three elliptical arches, the outer ones blind, with pointed cutwaters, roll moulding and low parapet with iron railings; four openwork boxes, with openwork lamp standards to ends reminiscent of the railings to the Shire Hall, Stafford (qv). Incorporates the medieval causeway under the surface. No water to southwest side.

Original causeway bridge carried main London to Chester road over the junction between the Bishop's Fish Pool (drained) and Minster Pool.

Listing NGR: SK1147709587

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

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