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Sequer's Bridge, Modbury

Description: Sequer's Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100399

OS Grid Reference: SX6321251864
OS Grid Coordinates: 263212, 51864
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3508, -3.9240

Location: A379, Ermington, Devon PL21 9NY

Locality: Modbury
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: PL21 9NY

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Listing Text

Sequer's Bridge


Road Bridge over River Erme. Late C18 or a rebuilding of the 1794 bridge in circa
mid C19. Ashlar. Three spans with round arches. The piers have stepped cutwaters
on both upstream and downstream sides. Shallow pilasters rising from the cutwaters
into the parapet which has rounded stone coping.
According to James Green, the Surveyor of Bridges for Devon, Sequer's Bridge was
rebuilt in 1794. It appears to have been rebuilt again, possibly in mid C19.
Reference. C. Henderson and E. Jervoise - 'Old Devon Bridges', page 24.

Listing NGR: SX6321251864

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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