Description: Tarr Steps at Ngr Ss 8677 3211
Date Listed: 6 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 265577
OS Grid Reference: SS8677032110
OS Grid Coordinates: 286770, 132110
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0771, -3.6177
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Tarr Steps, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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SS83SE DULVERTON CP
2/58 Tarr Steps
Clapper bridge over River Barle. Medieval in origin, sections frequently rebuilt after flood damage, most recently in 1942, 1952 and 1979. Local grit sandstone slabs weighing up to 1-2 tons apiece. Seventeen spans, 55m in length set about one metre above the river. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 34). (Photograph in NMR; Proceedings SANHS, Vol. 93, 1947).
Listing NGR: SS8677032110
Source: English Heritage
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