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Packhorse Bridge at Ngr Ss 8670 3748, About 50 Metres West of Lyncombe, Winsford

Description: Packhorse Bridge at Ngr Ss 8670 3748, About 50 Metres West of Lyncombe

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 265558

OS Grid Reference: SS8672137487
OS Grid Coordinates: 286721, 137487
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1254, -3.6201

Location: Winsford, Somerset TA24 7PD

Locality: Winsford
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 7PD

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Listing Text

13/144 Packhorse bridge at NGR SS 8670
3748, about 50 m west of Lyncoabe


Packhorse bridge. C17-C18, possibly earlier. Lias. Dry stone flat bedded rubble; single span, pointed arch; rubble voussoirs; curved abutments; parapet of undressed stone set on end, ramped up to centre. Hump backed bridge with remains of pebble pathway. A fine example of a single span, humpbacked Exmoor bridge, unusual in that it appears not to have been altered during the last two hundred years.

Listing NGR: SS8672137487

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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