Queensberry Bridge National Heritage List 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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.

National Heritage List for England Facts

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

National Heritage List for England Description

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