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Riverford Bridge, Staverton

Description: Riverford Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100639

OS Grid Reference: SX7718963740
OS Grid Coordinates: 277189, 63740
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4606, -3.7316

Location: A384, Staverton, Devon TQ9 6AF

Locality: Staverton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 6AF

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Listing Text

SX 76 SE STAVERTON GENERAL

4/94 Riverford Bridge
(partly in Pattery
- Parish).

- II

Road Bridge over River Dart. Circa early C19 with late C19 alterations. Cement
washed stone rubble. Three large spans with elliptical arches with rusticated
granite voussoirs. Rusticated granite piers at the springing of the arches. Cut-
waters on splayed piers with refuges in parapet above. Stringcourse at road level
Parapet with plain granite coping. The parapets at the north cast end were raised
in circa 1872 when the railway bridge, attached at that end, was built. Also known
as Hood or Emmets Bridge. Described as "comparatively modern" by Henderson and
Jervoise, Old Devon Bridges, page 35.


Listing NGR: SX7718963740

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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