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Latitude: 50.3927 / 50°23'33"N
Longitude: -3.7117 / 3°42'42"W
OS Eastings: 278426
OS Northings: 56154
OS Grid: SX784561
Mapcode National: GBR QL.PL57
Mapcode Global: FRA 3830.9T2
Entry Name: Harbertonford Bridge
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108230
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101331
Location: Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Harberton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Harbertonford St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
15/427 Harbertonford Bridge
Road bridge over Harbourne River. Circa mid C19. Slate rubble with local
Devon limestone coping to parapets. Single span segmental arch with slate
voussoirs. Slate string course above at road level. Parapets with chamfered
coping terminate in projecting piers at end of abutments. The string
course breaks forward at terminal piers.
In 1664 Harbertonford Bridge was reported to the Sessions as being in need
of repair. In 1809 James Green, the county surveyor, recorded a stone bridge
with two arches, each 9 feet in span, which has "lately" been widened to
allow a roadway 17 feet in width. (Henderson and Jervoise). The existing
bridge would be a circa mid C19 replacement of that bridge.
Source: C Henderson and E Jervoise, Old Devon Bridges, page 38.
Listing NGR: SX7842656154
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