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BARGATE BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BARGATE BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1388837

Location

BARGATE BRIDGE, BARGATE END
BARGATE BRIDGE, SIBSEY ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-May-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 486298

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BOSTON

TF3344NW BARGATE END 716-1/5/1 Bargate Bridge 23/05/90

GV II

Road bridge. 1805 by John Rennie, altered 1972 by Department of Transport. Gritstone ashlar. Single span elliptical arch with rustications, parapet ledge with broad rustications, parapet end piers with raked coping, central panel slightly advanced with recessed panel and moulded coping. This bridge was constructed as part of a comprehensive scheme to reclaim the East, West and Wildmore Fens between 1803 and 1813. The south side of the bridge was taken down and rebuilt using the original materials and to the same design in 1972 for a road widening scheme. (Bagley GS: Boston, Its Story & People: Boston: 1986-).





Listing NGR: TF3315644560

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bagley, G S, Boston and its People, (1986)
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1902)

National Grid Reference: TF 33156 44560

Map

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