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Description: New Bridge
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100696
OS Grid Reference: SX7454943144
OS Grid Coordinates: 274549, 43144
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2749, -3.7619
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5/1 New Bridge
G. V. II
Road bridge over Bowcombe Creek. Originally built 1845 but rebuilt in later C19
and probably also repaired in C20. Slatestone rubble. 5 arch span. Segmental
arches with triangular cutwaters between. Plain low parapet. Originally built to
take a new road to Dartmouth in 1845 as a swing bridge by A. Saunders of
Kingsbridge. Constructed on the principle of a strong horizontal framework of
wood resting on a fulcrum of timber built into a solid mass of masonry.
Source: S.P. Fox: Kingsbridge and its Surroundings (1874)
Listing NGR: SX7454943144
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Source: English Heritage
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