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Bidford Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.164 / 52°9'50"N

Longitude: -1.8566 / 1°51'23"W

OS Eastings: 409904

OS Northings: 251761

OS Grid: SP099517

Mapcode National: GBR 3KN.CDN

Mapcode Global: VHB0G.RVVX

Entry Name: Bidford Bridge

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305066

Location: Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B50

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Bidford-on-Avon

Built-Up Area: Bidford-on-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Bidford-on-Avon

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


9/54 Bidford Bridge
- I

Bridge over the Avon. Early C15. Coursed lias, limestone and other stones,
with some brick patching on east side. 8 arches, with cutwaters on east side
only. 2-centred arch at each end, 1 high round arch for passage of boats,
other arches 4-centred. 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th arches from Bidford side
original (V.C.H.). Parapet almost wholly renewed. Believed to have been
built by the monks of Bordesley Abbey. Repaired 1449, 1545 with stone from
Alcester Priory, major repairs 1641 and 1650, arch heightened late C18 when the
Avon was made navigable up to Stratford. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
(V.C.H. : Warwickshire III, p.54; Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological
Society XLII 1916, p.15; Buildings of England : Warwickshire, p.93).

Listing NGR: SP0990451761

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