Record Details

NHER Number:43165
Type of record:Building
Name:Bridge over Loo Water, known as Waterloo Bridge

Summary

An early 19th century carstone humped back bridge in the Gothic style. The bridge is known locally as Waterloo Bridge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68342 37526
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 19th century bridge, perhaps about 1815. Carstone squared, coursed and dressed. Single stilted arched humped back bridge with parapet wall. Gothick style. Central shield above arch,to north blank, to south coat of arms of two lions. Popularly and punningly known as 'Waterloo' Bridge.
See (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 2 February 2006.

Monument Types

  • ROAD BRIDGE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1815 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 390.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

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