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© Mr Geoffrey Carver

IoE Number: 382582
Location: CAUSEWAY BRIDGE TO END OG MINSTER POOL, BIRD STREET (north east side)
  LICHFIELD, LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Geoffrey Carver
Date Photographed: 15 August 1999
Date listed: 05 February 1952
Date of last amendment: 17 June 1994
Grade II

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LICHFIELD SK1109NW BIRD STREET 1094-1/4/36 (North East side) 05/02/52 Causeway Bridge to end of Minster Pool (Formerly Listed as: BIRD STREET The Bridge over Minster Pool) GV II Causeway bridge. c1300 and 1816. By Joseph Potter Snr of Lichfield, County Surveyor. Ashlar and cast-iron. 3 elliptical arches, the outer ones blind, with pointed cutwaters, roll moulding and low parapet with iron railings; 4 openwork boxes, with openwork lamp standards to ends reminiscent of the railings to the Shire Hall, Stafford (qv). Incorporates the medieval causeway under the surface. No water to south-west side. Original causeway bridge carried main London to Chester road over the junction between the Bishop's Fish Pool (drained) and Minster Pool. (Victoria History of the County of Stafford: Greenslade M W: Lichfield: Oxford: 1990-: P.45).

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