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Staverton Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Staverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4607 / 50°27'38"N

Longitude: -3.7135 / 3°42'48"W

OS Eastings: 278473

OS Northings: 63722

OS Grid: SX784637

Mapcode National: GBR QK.CKP0

Mapcode Global: FRA 373V.33F

Entry Name: Staverton Bridge

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101015

Location: Staverton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Staverton

Civil Parish/community: Dartington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text



SX76SE
1/102

DARTINGTON

Staverton Bridge

9.2.61

GV
I

Road bridge over River Dart. Built in 1413. It is said to have been in a
state of decay in C17 which could have required repair or even some
rebuilding. Stone rubble. Seven obtusely - pointed arches span a total
distance of about 69 yards and carry a carriageway of 10ft wide. The piers
have V-shaped cutwaters on both sides with refuges above. The refuge at
the north west end is rectangular and measures 5' by 8'. Low parapets with
chamfered granite coping. Staverton Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in
Devon. Indulgences for the rebuilding of Staverton Bridge were issued in
1413 by Bishop Stafford.
Source: Henderson and Jervoise, Old Devon Bridges pp 35 and 36. Scheduled
Ancient Monument No 148.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1324890. This entry was removed from the List on 3rd August 2015.

Listing NGR: SX7847363722

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