King Williams Bridge, Sheepwash Lane, Anstey (Ancient Monument)

Geo: 52.6754, -1.1785
Date ListedMon 28th July, 1980
CategoryScheduled Ancient Monument
AddressKing Williams Bridge Sheepwash Lane, Anstey Anstey
GradeAncient Monuments
Grid ReferenceSK5564108952
LBSMonument Number 195

There is no description of the Bridge as a Scheduled Ancient Monument. However it is also Listed Grade II and the description reads;
Pack horse bridge probably of C17. Small granite and slate rubble stone bridge with two round arches and pointed cutwater rising into parapet on upstream side. Parapet approaches splayed out. Arches repaired with brick, as bridge widened on downstream side, supposedly for William III?s visit to Bradgate in 1696. Scheduled ancient monument.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.