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Richmond Bridge


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Richmond Bridge is an 18th-century stone arch bridge that spans the River Thames at Richmond in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Designed by James Paine and Kenton Couse, it consist of five moulded segmental arches, rising gradually to the centre, which has the widest and tallest arch. Now the oldest bridge over the Thames within the Greater London, it features balustraded parapets, solid over cutwaters, above which are iron lamp standards. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1777/00/00 Kenton Couse Architect Richmond Bridge is built of Portland stone in 1777, design by James Paine and Kenton Couse.
1777/00/00 James Paine Architect Richmond Bridge is built of Portland stone in 1777, design by James Paine and Kenton Couse.
1937/00/00 Richmond Bridge is widened in the early C20th.

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Particulars for Richmond Bridge:
Bridge Type Arch Bridge
Structure type Bridge
Area of Significance Engineering
Material Portland Stone
Historic Use Road-related
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation

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English National Heritage List: 1180951



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