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New Bridge with Steps to Footpath

A Grade II Listed Building in Loddiswell, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3145 / 50°18'52"N

Longitude: -3.8005 / 3°48'1"W

OS Eastings: 271903

OS Northings: 47610

OS Grid: SX719476

Mapcode National: GBR QG.2MDN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28X6.K62

Entry Name: New Bridge with Steps to Footpath

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99514

Location: Loddiswell, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Loddiswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Churchstow St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHURCHSTOW B 3196
SX 74 NW
5/69
New Bridge with steps to
footpath
- II
Also in Loddiswell c.p.
Road bridge over River Avon. Late C18 or early C19 on line of turnpike route
replacing earlier road over Newmill Bridge (qv). Squared coursed slate stone.
A large single segmental span with flush voussoirs set beneath continuous string
course, parapets squared and with series of vertical 'through stones' at regular
intervals. At each end of the arch and on both faces a shallow square buttress
carried right through and the abutments slightly flared out. At the east end
the abutments are carried on for c.14 m 6to a flight of stone stairs each side,
brought to a landing and a stone stile slab at the top. The abutment wall on
the south side has 2 large added raking buttresses taken up to the height of the
string course. Total run of bridge parapets c.53 metres and roadway c.4 m wide.


Listing NGR: SX7190347610

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