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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
Entry Name: Pershore Bridge (That Part in Pershore Civil Parish)
Listing Date: 11 February 1965
Last Amended: 30 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474407
Location: Wick, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10
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
SO9545 BRIDGE STREET
648-1/5/65 (East side (off))
11/02/65 Pershore Bridge (that part in
Pershore Civil Parish)
(Formerly Listed as:
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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