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Name:BEDFORD BRIDGE (former)
HER No.:15147
Type of Record:Building


The site of the former Bedford Bridge over the River Ouse

Grid Reference:TL 050 495
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Full Description

The medieval bridge over the River Ouse in Bedford is thought to be of 13th century origin. It was demolished in 1811 and replaced with the current bridge (see HER 1020). The medieval bridge had 7 arches and 2 buildings were located on either side of the central arch, one of which was the jail.

Protected Status: None recorded

Monument Type(s):

  • BRIDGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events: None recorded