Description: Pill Bridge
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 418777
OS Grid Reference: ST5000423392
OS Grid Coordinates: 350004, 123392
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0077, -2.7140
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ST52SW ILCHESTER CP PILL BRIDGE LANE (off)
4/73 Pill Bridge
Pack horse bridge. C17. Local lias stone cut and squared. Three semi-circular arched bridge over the River Ivel, only
1.3 metres wide between high parapets; two piers on each side. First bridge recorded on this site in early C13, and
represents the medieval route to Long Sutton and Langport, now an overgrown green lane. A warehouse stood nearby by
1699, and a toll house nearby (existing until 1805). Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 186). (VCH, Vol
III, 1974); Buchanan, CA and RA, Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology and Southern England, 1980).
Listing NGR: ST5000423392
Source: English Heritage
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