Queensberry Bridge

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
614957
Names
Queensberry Bridge
Coordinates
51.1708290° N, 1.7852850° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Aerial View

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Timeline

10 Oct 1988

Queensberry Bridge designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Queensberry Bridge is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1318463
Grade
II
Name
QUEENSBERRY BRIDGE
Location
QUEENSBERRY BRIDGE, CHURCH STREET
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15107 41309

AMESBURY CHURCH. STREET SU 1541 11/10 Queensberry Bridge

II Road bridge over the River Avon. 1775 by John Smeaton. Limestone ashlar on elm plank foundations. Central horizontal section of 3 segmental arches of rusticated voussoirs and raised keyblocks, meeting string band at base of parapet. At each end a smaller single arch similarly turned. Cutwaters to piers both sides. Parapet has raised central panel bearing incised inscription MDCCLXXV each side. Bridge widens at abutments and terminates with rusticated quoins. (Turner, T. The Engineer of his Age CL. 6.6.1974. design in Royal Society)

Listing NGR: SU1510741309

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Bibliography

  1. “QUEENSBERRY BRIDGE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1318463>