Bradford Bridge

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Bradford Bridge
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View south-west from Bradford Bridge, Bocking - Geograph - 4620470.jpg
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Location
Convent St.,Braintree
County
Essex
Highway Authority
Essex
On road(s)
B1053
Crossings related to the B1053
Shalford Bridge

The Bradford Bridge is a road bridge over the River Blackwater in Braintree, Essex. The bridge is on the alignment of a Roman Road between Chelmsford and a settlement northwest of Halstead. The road is now B1053 but has previously been part of the A131, before Braintree was bypassed.

The bridge's name comes from the Old English "broad ford", describing the area around the Blackwater, which is now a country park. This is similar to other settlements with the same name.



Bradford Bridge
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View south-west from Bradford Bridge, Bocking - Geograph - 4620470.jpg
Crossings of the River Blackwater
Great Sampford Bridge • Bridge End • Shalford Bridge • Bradford Bridge • Braintree Bypass Bridge • Blackwater Bridge
 • Long Bridge (Coggeshall) • Kelvedon Bridge • Kelvedon Bypass Bridge • Wickham Mill Bridge • Langford Bridge • Maldon Bypass Viaduct