Coach Bridge 200m SE of Deerkeeper's Lodge

Description of this historic site

Coach Bridge, a Post Medieval bridge built solely to convey shooting parties across the Avon. It is in good condition but is no longer in use. It is 200m southeast of Deerkeeper's Lodge, Stoneleigh.

Notes about this historic site

1 Coach Bridge. This bridge was used solely for conveying shooting parties across the Avon. It has no connection with a coaching route or turnpike road. 1951: A bridge of two spans, constructed of red sandstone. It has a date 1678 on the W side of the central pier. Still in use and in good condition. 1967: Still in good condition.
2 1983: The bridge still exists and is maintained but is not now in use.
3 Dated 1679 (datestone on W side), altered in 18th century.

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