Record Details

NHER Number:616
Type of record:Monument
Name:Whitefriars Bridge (Bridge of St Martins)


The Bridge of St Martins dating has a complex histroy. It was originally built in around 1110-20 but was demolished in 1549. It was then rebuilt in stone in 1591 with a large arch and two turrets but taken down again during the reign of James I (1603-1625). It was subsequently repaired in 1835 and rebuilt yet again in the 1920s.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23429 09170
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Bridge of St Martins dating to around 1110-20 according to (S1).
Demolished in 1549 on Warwick's orders. Rebuilt in stone in 1591 with large arch and two turrets. Taken down reign of James I (1603-1625). Repaired 1835 - rebuilt 1920s.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Former schedule (now descheduled) in file

Monument Types

  • BRIDGE (12th Century to 21st Century - 1110 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF14772.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Blyth, G. K. 1842. The Norwich Guide. p 54.

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