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Latitude: 52.1734 / 52°10'24"N
Longitude: -1.5442 / 1°32'38"W
OS Eastings: 431269
OS Northings: 252894
OS Grid: SP312528
Mapcode National: GBR 6PW.LFW
Mapcode Global: VHBY3.6M0Q
Entry Name: Bridge Carrying Drive to Compton Verney over Compton Pool
Listing Date: 6 February 1952
Last Amended: 19 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381871
English Heritage Legacy ID: 482236
Location: Compton Verney, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35
Civil Parish: Compton Verney
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Combroke St Mary and St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
SP35SW COMPTON VERNEY
1901-1/6/65 Bridge carrying drive to Compton
06/02/52 Verney over Compton Pool
(Formerly Listed as:
Bridge carrying drive over Compton
Bridge. C18 with C19 parapet. Probably by Robert Adam (or
possibly Lancelot `Capability' Brown). Limestone ashlar. 3
segmental arches have archivolts; cutwaters are decayed;
modillioned cornice to balustraded parapet. Piers to ends have
plain round-headed niches and originally served as plinth to
lead sphinxes similar to those on the Adam gateway screen at
Sion. Abutments have plain parapets terminating in ball
finials. An important element in the setting of the house and
in `Capability' Brown's landscaping of 1768-74.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 239; Country Life: Bolton,
AT: Compton Verney, Warwickshire, a seat of Lord Willoughby de
Broke: London: 1913-: 528-35).
Listing NGR: SP3126952894
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