Record Details

NHER Number:40938
Type of record:Monument
Name:Ten Mile Bank Bridge

Summary

This riveted wrought iron lattice bridge was built in the late 19th century. It was originally a toll bridge with a tollhouse at the east end. The tolls were abandoned in 1929. It was demolished in June 2004.

Images

  • Ten Mile Bank Bridge was built in the late 19th century and demolished in 2004  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TL 60396 97019
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Bridge, consisted of riveted wrought iron lattice span with two riveted plate through girder end spans. Exact date unknown, late 19th century. Originally a toll bridge with tollhouse at east end, tolls abandoned 1929. Central prop inserted 1975. Demolished 2004 and replaced by bridge to south.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 15 November 2004.

Pre November 2004. Building Survey.
Survey of bridge in order to record construction details prior to its destruction.
See report (S1) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 14 July 2015.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: Rose, E.. 2002. KCB 6 to 7. Ten Mile Bank Bridge.
<S2>Unpublished Report: Smillie, G. R. 2004. Ten Mile Bank (Hilgay) Bridge, Bridge No. TL69106, Historical Record of the Bridge. Building Report.

Related records - none

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