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Road Bridge over River Blackwater

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8305 / 51°49'49"N

Longitude: 0.699 / 0°41'56"E

OS Eastings: 586075

OS Northings: 218098

OS Grid: TL860180

Mapcode National: GBR QL0.9JG

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.28D2

Entry Name: Road Bridge over River Blackwater

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116555

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Kelvedon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 8618-8718

10/258 Road bridge over River


Road bridge over river. Circa 1839. Red brick in English bond. Aligned NW-SE,
crossing the river-with one segmental arch; one cylindrical hole through each
haunch. On SW side, concrete kerb on which are mounted externally 7 concrete
posts and 3 tubular rails. On NE side, red brick parapet, repaired with C20
machine-made bricks at SE end, rebuilt with C20 machine-made bricks on a splayed
concrete base at the NW end; concrete kerb inside parapet. 4 iron ties through
bridge with cast iron roundels at each end. One arched course of blue bricks at
each end, partly obscured. Tarmac road surface. The previous bridge was
destroyed by floods c.1838. (B.L. Kentish, Kelvedon and its Antiquities, 1974,

Listing NGR: TL8607518098

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