Monument record M17934 - Bridge off Ollerton Market Place


BRIDGE (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 65300 67430 (point)
Map sheet SK66NE
District Newark
Civil Parish Ollerton, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bridge carrying Newark Road over the River Maun. Twin span modern concrete structure with stone parapets. Ollerton Watermill close by with mill race bridge. (1)
Shown on Sanderson and Chapman. (2) (3)
According to Throsby (4) the bridge at Ollerton was thrown down by flood in 1795. Evidently even its successor has gone, as the river is now crossed by a concrete bridge. (5)
See M4125 for watermill.

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

1, digital, of mill race bridge

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 Cauldwell JA and White J, 2003, Bridges Survey (Unpublished document).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

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

<3> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

<4> Throsby J, 1796, Thoroton's History of Notts Vol 3, p 349 (Published document). SNT1347.

<5> Jervoise E, 1932, Ancient Bridges of Mid & Eastern England, p 34 (Published document). SNT835.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Cauldwell JA and White J. 2003. Bridges Survey.
  • <2> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <3> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <4> Published document: Throsby J. 1796. Thoroton's History of Notts Vol 3. p 349.
  • <5> Published document: Jervoise E. 1932. Ancient Bridges of Mid & Eastern England. p 34.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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