Local List: Boxted Bridge, Lower Farm Road, Boxted (DCC26164)

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Grade Other
Authority Colchester Borough Council
Date assigned 07 October 2020
Date last amended

Description

Boxted Bridge is steel girder bridge, with red brick pillars, which crosses the River Stour on the border with Suffolk (Wick Road, Babergh District). The bridge was constructed in 1901 by Mr Frank W. Shead of Berechurch, for the sum of £656, it is a good example of industrial road design of its time. Historically, it provided a dry route over the River Stour for farm and mill traffic. It is a good example of a bridge of its type (steel girder construction) and with local historical association (built by a local manufacturer in 1901). ECC number 59.

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  • Photograph: Tipper, Jess. 2020. Digital photographs of Boxted Bridge, Boxted. Digital.

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Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0125 3442 (13m by 16m)
Map sheet TM03SW
County ESSEX
Civil Parish BOXTED, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Record last edited

Oct 7 2020 10:21AM

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