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New Bridge and Flanking Walls (That Part in Northmoor Civil Parish)

A Grade I Listed Building in Northmoor, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7099 / 51°42'35"N

Longitude: -1.4172 / 1°25'1"W

OS Eastings: 440365

OS Northings: 201404

OS Grid: SP403014

Mapcode National: GBR 6WN.NJ9

Mapcode Global: VHC0H.D940

Entry Name: New Bridge and Flanking Walls (That Part in Northmoor Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 17 October 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252310

Location: Northmoor, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Northmoor

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northmoor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

NORTHMOOR ABINGDON ROAD
SP40SW (West side)
11/226 New bridge and flanking walls
12/09/55 (that part in Northmoor C.P.)
(Formerly listed as New
Bridge (that part in Witney
Rural District)

GV I

Bridge. C14. Coursed and dressed limestone with later repairs. 6 painted arches
to entries are divided by prominent cutwaters which provide refuges for
travellers above. Groins of central arches have lateral ribs surviving. New
Bridge is the most complete medieval bridge in 0xfordshire, and was the scene of
skirmishes in the Civil War when Parliamentary Forces under Maller attempted to
cross the bridge in order to surround Oxford and capture the king.
(M.R. Toynbee, "Radcot Bridge and New Bridge", Oxonensia Vol.14, (1949),
pp.46-53; "Medieval Bridges in Oxfordshire", Oxfordshire Museums Information
Sheet No.17; Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.161.


Listing NGR: SP4036501404

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