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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1289750



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireAylesbury ValeDistrict AuthorityStowe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396475

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SP 63 NE & SP 6737 STOWE

3/78 & 9/78 STOWE SCHOOL The Palladian Bridge

25.9.51 GV I

Covered bridge. Building in 1738, one year after the similar bridge at Wilton House, Wiltshire, of which it is a near copy. At first the east side had a solid wall with sculpture, removed and columns substituted 1762. Ashlar stone, rusticated to bridge, 3 arches with carved keyblocks. 5 bay Ionic colonnade flanked by pedimented pavilions with attached columns framing semi-circular headed arches with scroll keyblocks to sides. Carved heads to ends. Balustraded parapet to bridge. Coffered ceiling with colonnade.

Listing NGR: SP6800537191

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 68004 37191


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