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Burrow Bridge at Ngr St 3075 3043, Burrowbridge

Description: Burrow Bridge at Ngr St 3075 3043

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271175

OS Grid Reference: ST3574430436
OS Grid Coordinates: 335744, 130436
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0696, -2.9184

Location: A361, Burrowbridge, Somerset TA7 0RB

Locality: Burrowbridge
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA7 0RB

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Listing Text


2/9 Burrow Bridge at NGR ST 3075 3043


Road bridge over River Parrett. Dated 1826, north parapet rebuilt mid C20. Probably designed by Philip Ilett of
Taunton, contractor John Stone of Yarcombe. Squared and coursed granite, limestone voussoirs with V joints, granite
saddleback coping, curved continuous block course of blue lias, north parapet steel railings. Single span elliptical
arch with circular voids in the spandrels to enable the tidal waters of the river to pass through. Parapet swept back
with 12 recessed blank panels facing river, on road front central inserted panel inscribed 'John Stone Builder Yarcombe
1826". At about 21 (68 feet) this is said to be the longest single span masonry road bridge in the county. Until 1945
this was a toll bridge.

Listing NGR: ST3574430436

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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