Brown's Bridge, Southam.
Image courtesy of Gary Stocker July 2010.
Brown's Bridge, Southam
Image courtesy of Gary Stocker.
View of Brown's Bridge from the Eastern (upriver) side, courtesy of the landowners in Tattle Bank. Taken in 2013
Inscription on the Bridge pillar: G.B. 1715 (or possibly 1716). Taken in 2013
Incription on a Bridge pillar, possibly builders' names? Taken in 2013
Description of this historic site
Brown's Bridge, the site of a Post Medieval stone bridge, replaced in 1929. It crossed the River Stowe in Southam, 350m south of the War Memorial.
Notes about this historic site
1 Brown’s Bridge. Dated 1710, brown stone, two arches with key blocks, flanking and central piers.
2 A new bridge was built in 1929 and this is no longer used as a main road bridge. The bridge is in good condition, although there is some evidence of modern repair.
- For the sources of these notes, see the
- Timetrail record
- produced by the Historic Environment Record.