BRIDGE (Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 77270 42749 (point)
Map sheet SK74SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Orston, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Thoroton, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bridge carrying a road over the River Smite. Twin span Victorian structure of brick (some blue brick). Cut waters have been clad in concrete. (1)
Shown on Chapman and Sanderson. (2) (3)
North of Thoroton the river was bridged by the ancient Horscroft Bridge, which still appears on the map as Oscar Bridge. (4)
Reference to bridge of Horscroft 1351. (5)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

<1> Cauldwell JA and White J, 2003, Bridges Survey (Unpublished document). SNT1665.

<2> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

<3> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<4> Peverel Archaeology Group, 1954, Ann Rept 6, p 24 (Published document). SNT1124.

<5> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 230 (Published document). SNT670.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Cauldwell JA and White J. 2003. Bridges Survey.
  • <2> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <3> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <4> Published document: Peverel Archaeology Group. 1954. Ann Rept 6. p 24.
  • <5> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 230.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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