Record Details

NHER Number:21223
Type of record:Building
Name:Modern bridge under Norwich Drive


This brick bridge was built in 1910 by G. J. Skipper. There are low parapets with balustrades and balls in the middle section. At each end are stone pillars with lion's head carving and laurel wreaths.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9883 2558
Map Sheet:TF92NE

Full description

August 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Road Bridge. Circa 1910 by G.J. Skipper. Brick with stone dressings and concrete vaults. Baroque in style. 3 segmental arches with massive rusticated double keystones. Vaults interconnect by 3 penetrating vaults to each side of central vault. Low parapets above with balustrades and occasional ball finials to middle sections. Parapets terminated at each end with stone pillars of square section each with lion's head carvings surrounded by laurel wreaths. Modillion cornices and ball finials on gadrooned mounts.
Information from (S1).
For further information see list description.
E. Rose 11 March 1985.

In (S2) this bridge is wrongly stated to cross the river.
E. Rose (NLA), 30 July 2001.

Monument Types

  • BRIDGE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1910 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.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169994.
<S2>Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 532.

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