County Bridges in Tudor & Stuart Periods

  • 16 Feb 2023
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There was considerable building, or rebuilding of county bridges, some of stone, during this period. In the Quarter Sessions records from 1599 to 1642 (before the Civil War) the following bridges are mentioned:

 Billford (Bishop of Worcester), Bishampton,  Blackpool,  Blackmore over Lawen Brook - Wichenford & Bow Mill,  Broughton Hackett,   Comberton Horse Bridge,  Claines between Worcester & Ombersley (Hawford),  Defford,  Grafton Flyford,  Greens Mill,  Grimley,  Ham,   Hanford,  Hereford (Little),  Holt or Tunbridge,  Jaon,  Kenswick,  Knighton,  Leatham (or Leathorne),  New Mill,  Offenham,  Paxford,  Pershore, Piddle,  Powick,  Redmarley,  Salwarpe,  Salters,  Shipston,  Stansford,  Twyford,  Tenury,  Upton Snodsbury,  Upton Warren,   Wribbenhall,

There are a few bridges not included (i.e. Bransford, Hampton, Bow etc - Offenham and Twyford are one and the same bridge.