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Vicarage Bridge at Ngr Ss 9061 3516, Winsford

Description: Vicarage Bridge at Ngr Ss 9061 3516

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 265571

OS Grid Reference: SS9060935168
OS Grid Coordinates: 290609, 135168
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1053, -3.5639

Location: Exford Road, Winsford, Somerset TA24 7JF

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

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Listing Text


14/157 Vicarage Bridge at NGR SS 9061 3516


Road bridge over River Exe. 1835, reconstructed 1927-8, restored 1952. Reconstructed by Edward J Stead, County Surveyor, and built by G B Fisher and Sons. Local stone random rubble, large central arch between full height pointed
cutwaters on C19 foundations, flanked by 2 smaller decreasing arches separated by brief cutwater; arches on up stream front slightly pointed in central 3 bays, down stream side all arches semi-circular. Parapets set back irregularly on
either side. Central pointed recess flanking road in manner of pack horse bridges. Concrete plaque on inner face of parapet inscribed 'Somerset County Council', below ashlar stone inscribed 'Edward J Stead AMICE County Surveyor'. The bridge was built for the turnpike road by-passing the packhorse bridge (qv) about 10 metres to the west. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 228). (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: SS9060935168

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Source: English Heritage

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