Listed Building: ROAD ARCHWAY AND FOOTBRIDGE (INCLUDES OFFICES FORMING SOUTH PART OF BLOCK IN EAST SIDE OF ARCHWAY), BRIDGE FOOT (1087395)

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Grade II*
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 950, 1, 53
Date assigned Thursday, February 3, 1966
Date last amended

Description

Late C18/early C19. (The road archway is said to date from the 1790s). Ashlar. Two storeys. Slate roof, large segmental arch for double carriageway across main road flanked by round headed pedestrian archways. The western wall dividing the archways contains a drinking fountain. First floor has 5 casements of 3 lights each with glazing bars and gun embrasures commanding the roadway and thought to have been installed in case of attack by the Luddites. Vest side advanced, 3 storeys with casements. Footbridge or gangway extends along roadside to north. Ashlar with segmental arch to road now blocked. Tall parapet on outer side, short on inner side. Inter building to south of above 3 storeys, stone has round corner turrets to south corners, eaves bard, plain frieze, cornice and blocking course, minds between storeys. Two and 3 light casemnts with mullions, upper windows with transoms. Top floor windows largest.

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Location

Grid reference SK 34537 48036 (point)
Map sheet SK34NW
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Jan 20 2014 10:29AM

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