Monument record M472 - Bridge or Ford, Attenborough


BRIDGE? (Unknown)


Grid reference Not recorded
Map sheet Not recorded
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Attenborough, Broxtowe


No mapped location recorded.

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The ancient road, known as "Coventry Lane" crossed the Trent at this point (Attenborough), and here, in times of drought, the foundations of a bridge have been discerned. Dickinson states that there was a Ro fort at this place. (1)
The remains of the bridge are near the island. (2)
Ro wall on bed of River Trent. (3)
See L7955 for place name, M5216 for road.

<1> Kelly, 1900, Kelly's Directory, p 17 (Published document). SNT1762.

<2> Notts Gaz Comm, Thoroton Gazetteer (Index). SNT957.

<3> Nottm Journal, 16/08/1938, Nottm Journal (Published document). SNT261.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Published document: Kelly. 1900. Kelly's Directory. p 17.
  • <2> Index: Notts Gaz Comm. Thoroton Gazetteer.
  • <3> Published document: Nottm Journal. 16/08/1938. Nottm Journal.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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