Chinese Bridge - 1876 - Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 00.224 W 000° 24.521
30U E 677865 N 5764624
Quick Description: This pretty Chinese Bridge can be found in Wrest Park. It has a date stone in the middle.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/13/2011 2:27:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMAQHY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
The bridge is a beautiful garden feature in this impressive estate. It is dated 1876 and has the monogram of Lady Anne Cowper in the middle. Constructed of yellow brick the bridge is dressed with stone. It is a Grade II Listed feature, listed on 10th January 1985.

A previous bridge was located here from about 1760. This was built for the Marchioness de Grey.
Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1876

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: Broad Water - an ornamental canal in Wrest Park.

Website (if available): [Web Link]

Parking (safe parking location): N 52° 00.492 W 000° 24.716

Date stone, plaque location.: Not listed

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