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Pershore Bridge (That Part in Wick Civil Parish)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1045 / 52°6'16"N

Longitude: -2.071 / 2°4'15"W

OS Eastings: 395235

OS Northings: 245134

OS Grid: SO952451

Mapcode National: GBR 2JT.56Q

Mapcode Global: VHB0R.2C0J

Plus Code: 9C4V4W3H+RJ

Entry Name: Pershore Bridge (That Part in Wick Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 11 February 1965

Last Amended: 27 February 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474144

Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Pershore

Built-Up Area: Pershore

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Pershore

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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SO 9545

Pershore Bridge (that part
in Wick CP)


Bridge. Probably late C15, remodelled C17 and C18. Stone piers and arches; red brick parapet with deep saddleback stone coping some repairs in blue brick, mostly in English or English Garden Wall bond. 5 main elliptical stone arches with voussoirs, the central widest with keystone, also flood-arch with keystone at N end and further angled flood-arch at 5 end. 5 cutwaters and 5 refuges on cast side, none on west side. Parapet has double dogtooth string-course at base; brick and stone end piers; parapet curved at SE corner to accommodate abutment, flood-arch and E approach, and extending S to border main approach. Central arch enlarged by William Sandys c1635 when Avon made navigable from Tewkesbury to Stratford via Pershore, and bridge further repaired/remodelled after damage in Civil War. See also Pershore CP.

Listing NGR: SO9523545134

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