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Latitude: 51.9098 / 51°54'35"N
Longitude: -2.0685 / 2°4'6"W
OS Eastings: 395382
OS Northings: 223480
OS Grid: SO953234
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.CTD
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3898
Entry Name: Bridge in Pump Room Gardens Adjacent to Evesham Road
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387556
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475530
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9523SW PITTVILLE PARK
630-1/6/678 Bridge in Pump Room Gardens adjacent
12/03/55 to Evesham Road
Bridge. 1830-40. Architect, John Forbes. Stone. Horizontal
rustication. Balustraded parapets. 2 off-centre urns to each
side. Central coat of arms.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Pittville was developed for Joseph Pitt
c1825-42, the general layout being designed by John Forbes
with the Park as its centrepiece. One of a pair of bridges to
Pittville Lake. 'An accomplished and subtle design', (Verey).
Adjacent to Railings, Gates and Gate Piers over Wymans Brook
to Viaduct, Evesham Road (qv).
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 152).
Listing NGR: SO9538223480
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