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Staverton Bridge, Staverton

Description: Staverton Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 100642

OS Grid Reference: SX7846363724
OS Grid Coordinates: 278463, 63724
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4607, -3.7136

Location: Staverton, Devon TQ9 6AH

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

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Listing Text

SX 76 SE STAVERTON

4/96 Staverton Bridge

9.2.61

- I

Road bridge over River Dart. Built in 1413 although it is said to have been in
a state of decay in C17 and therefore there may be some C17 or later repair or
rebuilding work. Stone rubble. Seven obtusely pointed arches. The piers have
V-shaped cut-waters 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. It is one of the oldest bridges in Devon.

Reference: Henderson and Jervoise, Old Devon Bridges, pages 35 and 36 Scheduled
Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SX7846363724

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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