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Hopton Court Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hopton Wafers, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3869 / 52°23'12"N

Longitude: -2.5313 / 2°31'52"W

OS Eastings: 363933

OS Northings: 276678

OS Grid: SO639766

Mapcode National: GBR BT.QPJ7

Mapcode Global: VH847.28MH

Plus Code: 9C4V9FP9+QF

Entry Name: Hopton Court Bridge

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483978

Location: Hopton Wafers, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hopton Wafers

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hopton Wafers

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO6376 Hopton Court Bridge


Bridge for minor road over Hopton Brook. Late C18-early C19.
Brick and stone rubble.
Single round arch of 5.5 metre span on abutments rising 4.5
metres above the brook, with brick flanking buttresses. Stone
rubble side walls with 3 buttresses each side and splayed
approach walls. Brick central parapet with 2 brick string
courses. Stone rubble side parapets with the 2 string courses
continued in ashlar. Ashlar plain copings now mostly renewed
in concrete. Parapet and roadway probably raised.
Retaining walls on north-east side have brick-vaulted footway
under the road with ashlar segmental-arched openings.
(Blackwall A, E.R.D., C.eng., M.I.C.E., M.I.H.T.: Historic
Bridges of Shropshire: Shrewsbury: 1985-).

Listing NGR: SO6393376678

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