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Pilgrim's Bridge

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Pilgrim's Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
The North Downs Way under the A3 near Compton - Geograph - 4915442.jpg
The bridge from the long distance path underneath
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Compton Heath
Highway Authority
National Highways
Opening Date
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
Engineer:  Sir Edwin Lutyens
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A3

Pilgrim's Bridge is a brick arch bridge which crosses the Pilgrim's Way on a sliproad of the A3 at Compton Interchange. The sliproad was originally part of the main line of the Guildford and Godalming Bypass, meaning that the road crossing the bridge seems narrow in comparison to the available width.

The bridge is notable for the two large crosses set in parallel to the road, on either side of the bridge. The bridge was designed by Lutyens in 1931, the crosses were installed on the bridge by command of G F Watts' widow Mary, as the price for building it on the Watts estate[1].


Pilgrim's Bridge
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The North Downs Way under the A3 near Compton - Geograph - 4915442.jpg

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