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Latitude: 50.8578 / 50°51'27"N
Longitude: -3.8106 / 3°48'38"W
OS Eastings: 272656
OS Northings: 108034
OS Grid: SS726080
Mapcode National: GBR L2.V8FM
Mapcode Global: FRA 26XT.TGP
Entry Name: Lapford Bridge
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107001
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96515
Location: Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Lapford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lapford
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 70 NW
4/64 Lapford Bridge
Road bridge over River Yeo. Dated 1830, built by Roger Tyler for the Trustees of
the Exeter Turnpike. Snecked mudstone and volcanic trap including rusticated ashlar
arch and parapet; granite coping and string course. Single span bridge. Vertical
abutments and segmental arch in which some of the ashlar voussoirs are incised to
appear as 2 headers for regularity. Plain granite string course at road level ramps
slightly towards centre. Rusticated ashlar parapet carries granite coping which is
weathered slightly on each side. On each side the walls curve outwards to terminal
piers which project externally only. The inner face of the north-eastern parapet
includes a granite plaque with moulded frame and concave corners inscribed 'Lapford
Bridge. Erected Anno 1830 at the expense of the Trustees of the Exeter Turnpike.
Roger Tyler. Builder."
Listing NGR: SS7265608034
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