Record Details

NHER Number:46481
Type of record:Building
Name:Nuns Bridge North

Summary

This late 18th century bridge is made from gault brick and features two elliptical arches with keyblocks separated and contained within pilaster strips. This is the northern one of a group of three bridges (including NHER 46326 and NHER 46327) and is on the site of a crossing point of Icknield Way (NHER 1398) which is a possible prehistoric trackway.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 8738 8259
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Road over river bridge (River Thet). Late 18th century. Gault brick. Two elliptical arches with keyblocks are separated and contained within pilaster strips. Cutwaters. Splayed parapets with stone coping slabs. The northern one of a group of three bridges (including NHER 46326 and NHER 46327) on site of crossing point of Icknield Way (NHER 1398), first used around 3000 BC.
See (S1) for further details.

Monument Types

  • ROAD BRIDGE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1760 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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