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Poor Bridge, Cornworthy

Description: Poor Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 100975

OS Grid Reference: SX8390554809
OS Grid Coordinates: 283905, 54809
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3817, -3.6342

Location: Cornworthy, Devon TQ9 7HE

Locality: Cornworthy
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7HE

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Listing Text

SX85SW Poor Bridge

Bridge carrying track over stream. Circa early to mid C19. Slate rubble with
dressed slate arch ring. Single span bridge with a low semented slightly
skewed arch. Rough pitched slate capping to the parapets which are splayed
out over the abutments. It appears to be a single phase bridge which either
replaced an earlier bridge or a ford.
The stream, known as River Wash, which flows into Dittisham Mill Creed at
Tuckenhay, is a tributary of the River Dart. It is situated on the parish
boundary of Cornworthy and Dittisham.

Listing NGR: SX8390554809

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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