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Distribution map of fortified bridges

The Gatehouse website list of the fortified bridges of England and Wales

Questionable or Doubtful
Confidence is a statement of the site as a fortified bridge.


Name Alternative Name(s) County Remains
Banbury Bridge East Bridge; Millstream Bridge Oxfordshire masonry footings
Barnard Castle Bridge Durham; County Palatinate of major building
Barnstaple Long Bridge Devon masonry ruins/remnants
Bath St. Lawrence's Bridge Somerset no visible
Bedford Bridge Bedfordshire no visible
Bewdley Bridge Worcestershire no visible
Bridge of St John, Lechlade Gloucestershire no visible
Bridgnorth Severn Bridge Shropshire masonry footings
Bridgwater Bridge Brugewauter Somerset no visible
Bristol Avon Bridge Gloucestershire no visible
Bristol Bridewell Bridge Monken-brigge; Monk's bridge; Monken bridge Gloucestershire no visible
Burton Upon Trent Bridge Staffordshire no visible
Bury St Edmunds Eastgate Bridge Suffolk no visible
Caernarfon Cadnant Bridge Porth Mawr Caernarfonshire no visible
Chepstow Bridge Monmouthshire no visible
Chester Dee Bridge Handbridge Cheshire masonry footings
Chiselhampton Bridge Oxfordshire masonry ruins/remnants
Derby St Mary's Bridge Derbyshire masonry ruins/remnants
Doncaster St Mary's Bridge Donecastre Yorkshire West Riding no visible
Durham Elvet Bridge Durham; County Palatinate of masonry ruins/remnants
Durham Framwellgate Bridge Old Bridge; Framagate Durham; County Palatinate of masonry footings
Exebridge Exe Bridge Devon masonry ruins/remnants
Gateshead Bridge Gate Newcastle-upon-Tyne Bridge Durham; County Palatinate of masonry footings
Gloucester Westgate Bridge Great Bridge Gloucestershire no visible
Hereford Wye Bridge Herefordshire masonry footings
Holt Bridge Denbighshire masonry ruins/remnants
London Bridge City of London no visible
Manchester Hanging Bridge and Town Defences Old Man Castle; Hanging Ditch Lancashire masonry footings
Monnow Bridge Gate, Monmouth Monmouthshire major building
Newton Cap Bridge Newtonbridge; Bishop Skirlaw's Bridge Durham; County Palatinate of major building
Norwich Bishop Bridge Norfolk masonry ruins/remnants
Oxford Grandpont Folly Bridge; South Bridge; Grauntpount; Friar Bacon's Bridge; New Gate Berkshire no visible
Oxford Hythe Bridge High Bridge Oxfordshire no visible
Oxford Magdalen Bridge Petty Pont; East Bridge Oxfordshire no visible
Rochester Medway Bridge Kent masonry ruins/remnants
Shrewsbury English Bridge Old Stone Bridge; Monks Bridge; Abbey Bridge; East Bridge Shropshire masonry footings
Shrewsbury Welsh Bridge St George's Bridge; Walshebrugge; Walshemanne's Brigge; Welch Bridge; Walche bridge Shropshire masonry footings
Slapton Ley Bridge defence Pool Farm; Pole; Poole Devon no visible
Stamford Bridge, Lincolnshire Lincolnshire masonry footings
Upper Arley Bridge Worcestershire no visible
Wallingford Bridge Berkshire masonry ruins/remnants
Warkworth Bridge Gate Northumberland major building
Warwick Old Castle Bridge Warwickshire masonry ruins/remnants
Worcester Bridge Worcestershire no visible
York Layerthorpe Bridge Leirfordbrigende Yorkshire Ainsty & York no visible

This listing was last updated on Monday, October 14, 2013

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