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Newport Bridge (partly in St Julians community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5904 / 51°35'25"N

Longitude: -2.9943 / 2°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 331212

OS Northings: 188420

OS Grid: ST312884

Mapcode National: GBR J5.C5HG

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.19W4

Entry Name: Newport Bridge (partly in St Julians community)

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23139

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries A467 over The Usk, from Clarence Place towards High Street.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The bridge opened on 22 June 1927, replacing the stone bridge of 1800 by David Edwards. The bridge is by the Borough Engineer, W E Lloyd.

Exterior

Road bridge of 5 arches. Stone piers and abutments in grey ashlar, rock-faced cutwaters, steel girder arches. The piers are pierced by arches. The piers rise to form bases for classicising iron lamps with triple lanterns. Pierced iron balstrades between.

Reasons for Listing

Elegant early C20 bridge on key site adjacent to Newport Castle.

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