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Latitude: 50.9163 / 50°54'58"N
Longitude: -2.7707 / 2°46'14"W
OS Eastings: 345917
OS Northings: 113263
OS Grid: ST459132
Mapcode National: GBR MH.QFWD
Mapcode Global: FRA 562P.BDJ
Entry Name: Bow Bridge
Listing Date: 4 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056101
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262341
Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Merriott
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Merriott
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST41SE MERRIOTT CP
3/91 Bow Bridge
(that part in Merriott CP)
Road bridge over River Parrett. C18, widened in 1880. Ham stone ashlar.
Semi-circular arch: plain parapets with iron cramps, returned on curves at
each corner to conform to bank seating. The road was the recognised Wells/Dorchester route in 1675 (Ogilby) but was never turnpiked and lost
its importance: it was widened in 1880 by the Crewkerne Highway Board at a
cost of £14. (Bentley J.B. and Murless B.J, Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).
Listing NGR: ST4591713263
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