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© Mr M. I. Joachim

IoE Number: 454641
Location: ENGLISH BRIDGE AT SJ 496 123,
  SHREWSBURY, SHREWSBURY AND ATCHAM, SHROPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr M. I. Joachim
Date Photographed: 23 April 2003
Date listed: 10 January 1953
Date of last amendment: 10 January 1953
Grade II*

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SHREWSBURYSJ4912SEEnglish Bridge at SJ 496 123653-1/16/1

SHREWSBURY SJ4912SE English Bridge at SJ 496 123 653-1/16/1 10/01/53 GV II* Bridge over River Severn. 1769, rebuilt 1926. Original design by John Gwynn. Ashlar. 7-arch span, with pilasters and cutwaters between the arches. Rusticated voussoirs to shallow segmental arches, and stressed keystones with shell motifs. Central arch emphasised with dolphins carved on the cutwaters, and a head of Neptune on the keystone. Balustraded parapet with solid panels over each pilaster carrying ball finials, and over the centres of the arches, carrying cast-iron lamp standards. Central panel has pediment, with date and Salop arms on outer face, inscribed with details of construction and reconstruction on inner face. Curved flight of steps to north west leads from road to river level.

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