Full Report for Listed Buildings
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Name of Property
Spans the River Dee at the boundary of Overton and Erbistock Communities, approximately 3km NW of the Overton.
Built in 1814 by Thomas Penson the younger, completing the work of Thomas Penson, who was dismissed after the collapse of his first design for a single-arched bridge on this site, itself replacing an earlier structure.
Red sandstone ashlar bridge with 2 high segmental arches divided be knelled cutwaters at each side. Rusticated voussoirs to arches, with moulded string course above defining the base of the stepped parapet. Buttressed retaining wall supports the road-bed across the field to the east: coursed and squared rubble with ashlar parapet.
Reason for designation
An elegantly designed example of bridge construction.
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