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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355318
English Heritage Legacy ID: 305066
Location: Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B50
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
SP0951 BIDFORD-ON-AVON HONEYBOURNE ROAD
9/54 Bidford Bridge
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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