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Totnes Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4304 / 50°25'49"N

Longitude: -3.6814 / 3°40'53"W

OS Eastings: 280673

OS Northings: 60300

OS Grid: SX806603

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T7X7

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.HLQ

Entry Name: Totnes Bridge

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99051

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Totnes

Built-Up Area: Totnes

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Totnes St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1.
5180 BRIDGE TOWN
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Totnes Bridge
SX 8060 4/102 7.1.52.

II*

2.
Circa 1826-28 (under Act of 1825) by architect Charles Fowler; the bridgehead was
sited at the lowest fording-point of the tidal river Dart. Tradition dated the
first stone bridge from circa 1215. Fine triple-arched bridge over main river
with smaller arch over western area. Devonian limestone ashlar with granite cutwaters.
Segmental arches with vermiculated, rusticated voussoirs. Cutwater piers with
rusticated pilasters with triangular caps. Bridge ends with wide, pedimented piers
with niches. Parapet and coping with moulded cornice below.


Listing NGR: SX8067360300

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