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Sheepwash Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheepwash, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8314 / 50°49'52"N

Longitude: -4.1511 / 4°9'3"W

OS Eastings: 248611

OS Northings: 105743

OS Grid: SS486057

Mapcode National: GBR KM.WS8P

Mapcode Global: FRA 266W.SQV

Entry Name: Sheepwash Bridge

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93205

Location: Sheepwash, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sheepwash

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SS 40 NE
2/97

Sheepwash Bridge

20.2.52

II

Road bridge over River Torridge. C17 considerably rebuilt in C19. Stone rubble walls with some ashlar. Four spans with flood arch. Four centred arches with triangular cutwaters and a pilaster above each one on east side (down stream). Cambered stringcourse. Refuge on upstream side above extended cutwater. The cutwaters extend further on this side and are more likely to be original. There is no stringcourse and the arches have projecting keystones. Cambered parapet with rounded coping stones.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1162626. That entry was removed from the List on 29 July 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 July 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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