Record Details

NHER Number:37372
Type of record:Building
Name:Castle Road Bridge


A probably late 18th century pale brick bridge with a stone parapet and later repairs. The single arch spans the Little River, which is now dry and infilled. The bridge has an eroded sandstone plaque on its north face.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 65766 11762
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

Bridge, formerly crossed Little River, now dry and infilled beneath.
Whitey-yellow brick with rough horizontal skintlings suggesting a date around 1780. Humpbacked, round arches, parapets mostly original with some sympathetic repair, deeply scored by traffic impact. Eroded sandstone plaque on north face.
Unusual complete survival of this date.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 September 2002.

March 2003. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Bridge. Probably late 18th century with later repairs. Gault brick with stone parapet copings. A single elliptical arch spans Little River, now dry. Raised band and now decayed inscription tablet on north face. Curving parapets have repairs but retain stone copings.
This country road bridge remains mainly intact and forms a good group with Castle Meadow nearby.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 31 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF3942.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1096153.

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