Record Details

NHER Number:20138
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval bridge

Summary

The bridge dates from between 1886 and 1919. It is constructed of brick and limestone and has three spans with elliptical arches. It links the kitchen garden to the estate road.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2748 1270
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:RACKHEATH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Bridge. Early-mid 19th century brick with limestone and stucco details. It has three spans, elliptical arches with rusticated brick voussoirs and piers. The parapet has a moulded rail, brick panels and stone balusters. Links kitchen garden to estate road.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 12 March 1984.

(S2) states that the bridge in fact dates from between 1886 and 1919 when the lake was enlarged.

Monument Types

  • BRIDGE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1886 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: Rackheath Bridge. Print.
---Photograph: 1992. Rackheath Park Bridge. Print.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1178329.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Norfolk County Council. [unknown]. Inventory of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Norfolk..

Related records

30518Part of: Rackheath Park (Monument)

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2021 Norfolk Historic Environment Service