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Pershore Bridge (That Part in Pershore Civil Parish)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wick, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1044 / 52°6'15"N

Longitude: -2.0707 / 2°4'14"W

OS Eastings: 395254

OS Northings: 245119

OS Grid: SO952451

Mapcode National: GBR 2JT.58Z

Mapcode Global: VHB0R.2C5M

Plus Code: 9C4V4W3H+QP

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

Listing Date: 11 February 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474407

Location: Wick, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Wick

Built-Up Area: Pershore

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Wick

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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648-1/5/65 (East side (off))
11/02/65 Pershore Bridge (that part in
Pershore Civil Parish)
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Pershore Bridge (Southern Section))


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 S end. 5 cutwaters and 5
refuges on east 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
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 Wick CP.
(BoE: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-: 243;
Country Life: November 17 1960).

Listing NGR: SO9525445119

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