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Lotherton Bridge, Yealmpton

Description: Lotherton Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100528

OS Grid Reference: SX5959453874
OS Grid Coordinates: 259594, 53874
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3680, -3.9756

Location: Yealmpton, Devon PL7 5BA

Locality: Yealmpton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: PL7 5BA

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Listing Text

Lotherton Bridge


Road bridge over River Yealm. Circa C17/18, partly rebuilt. Stone rubble. Two
spans widely separated. The west arch is round and the east arch in slightly
pointed. Each has recessed arch rings. On the north, upstream side a large cutwater
type of projection is possibly part of the original structure. Rebuilt stone rubble
The river flows through the west arch and the east one acts as a flood arch.
In 1672 the bridge was reported to be in decay and in 1809 there were two arches.
Reference: C. Henderson and E. Jervoise, Old Devon Bridges, page 22.

Listing NGR: SX5959453874

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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