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Clopton Bridge

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Clopton Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Clopton Bridge from Cox's Yard - Geograph - 1520799.jpg
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County
Warwickshire
Highway Authority
Warwickshire
Opening Date
1480
Additional Information
List No:  1204167  (Grade I)
Bridge Type:  Arch
On road(s)
A3400

Clopton Bridge is a 14-arched stone masonry bridge carrying the A3400 across the River Avon at Stratford upon Avon in Warwickshire.

Dating from 1480, when its construction was financed by Hugh Clopton (who would later become Lord Mayor of London), it was widened on the upstream side in 1811 and a cast-iron footbridge was added to the same side in 1827.

The bridge – the only road crossing of the Avon at Stratford before construction of the A4390 Southern relief Road in the 1980s – is today a Scheduled Ancient Monument.





Clopton Bridge
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View gallery (5)
Traffic crossing Clopton Bridge - Geograph - 1611434.jpgClopton Bridge from Cox's Yard - Geograph - 1520799.jpgThe old bridge over the Avon - Geograph - 1216471.jpgArched Bridge - Geograph - 800778.jpgClopton Bridge, Stratford-upon-Avon - Geograph - 143133.jpg
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