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© Mr Peter Frederick Rushby LMPA

IoE Number: 378988
Location: BRISTOL BRIDGE,
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr Peter Frederick Rushby LMPA
Date Photographed: 26 October 1999
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5872NEBRISTOL BRIDGE, Centre901-1/42/514Bristol Bridge

BRISTOL ST5872NE BRISTOL BRIDGE, Centre 901-1/42/514 Bristol Bridge 08/01/59 II Bridge. 1764-68. By James Bridges. Widened 1873-4. Courtfield limestone ashlar and cast-iron. Classical style. A central segmental arch flanked by 2 semicircular arches, with rusticated voussoirs, soffits and pilaster strips, covered by a c1873 cast-iron deck with paired cast-iron Doric columns to steel pavement extensions. HISTORICAL NOTE: similar to the original Westminster Bridge. The bridge was built by Thomas Paty; the Portland stone balustrade and 4 domed toll houses were removed in 1873-4, but were illustrated by Samuel Jackson 1824. (Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 114; Greenacre F and Stoddard S: The Bristol Landscape; The Watercolours of Samuel Jackson: Bristol: 1986-: 13).

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