Mans Bridge

Mans Bridge, Southampton
bridge
parish:
county:
coords:
Southampton
Hampshire
SU447155
refce: HANTSLOC.t

commentary: The old bridge has a single segmental arch built in stone by the County Council, 1816. The stonework is decorated in a lambswool pattern. There is now a replacement new bridge alongside carrying the main road; the old bridge serves a recreation area.

old map: 25inch County Series map -- Hants LXV.4

old map
Mansbridg
Shown on an old map by Morden 1695
- Fawley Hundred - Hampshire
Period - 1690s-1720s
refce: Morden 1695
(MRD2SU41.jpg)

old map
mans bridge
Shown on an old map by Saxton 1575
- bridge - Southamtoniae
refce: Saxton 1575
(SAX1SU41.jpg)

description
Blak Bridge
The place is described in text Leland 1535-43
- Woodmill
refce: Leland 1535-43
Ther is a wood bridge a litle above Wood Mille caullid Blak Bridge.

notes
otherwise: Mannysbrigge

refce: hearsay
The bridge is Mannysbrigge in King Athelstan's charter to the Prior of St Swithun's Priory, Winchester, 932.

Associated with
place - Itchen, River- river

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001