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Powick Old Bridge (That Part Within the City of Worcester)

A Grade I Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1704 / 52°10'13"N

Longitude: -2.2424 / 2°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 383520

OS Northings: 252491

OS Grid: SO835524

Mapcode National: GBR 1G9.XKG

Mapcode Global: VH92T.2QX0

Plus Code: 9C4V5QC5+53

Entry Name: Powick Old Bridge (That Part Within the City of Worcester)

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 12 June 2001

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488981

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Bedwardine

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: St John in Bedwardine

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO85SW OLD ROAD, Lower Wick
620-1/3/681 Powick Old Bridge (that
22/05/54 part within the City of
Worcester)
Formerly Listed as:
LOWER WICK
Powick Old Bridge (that
part in the City of
Worcester))

GV I

Bridge. C16 with later restorations. Sandstone ashlar, part
restored in red brick, with pinkish-brown brick and ashlar
copings. 5 arches, three with skew segmental arches and
cutwaters, 2 round arches. Surmounted by balustrade approximately
1 metre high. Plaque records: 'Powick Bridge, River Teme. During
the English Civil Wars between Royalists and Parliamentarians the
first skirmish on 23.9.1642 and the last major battle on 3.9.1651
took place on and near this historic bridge'. Now by-passed by
bridge of 1837.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Part of this bridge lies in the parish of Powick, Worcestershire.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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