Sonning Bridge

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Sonning Bridge
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Location
Sonning
County
Oxfordshire • Berkshire
Highway Authority
Oxfordshire • Wokingham
Opening Date
1775
Additional Information
List No:  1117436  (Grade II)
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
On road(s)
B478

Sonning Bridge is a Grade II listed brick arch bridge crossing the River Thames at Sonning on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border. It was opened in 1775.

It is wide enough for a single traffic lane and has traffic signals at each end. It is currently the only crossing between Henley Upon Thames and Reading, and is subject to congestion during peak hours.

Other than its historic importance, it is notable as having had pieces of conceptual art affixed to the river side of the bridge:

  • in September 2013, a red post box
  • in 2014 a fake "slippery road" sign with the car replaced by a graphic of a ship
  • in August 2016 a black door


Links

BBC News



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