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Harbertonford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Harberton, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101331

Location: Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

HARBERTON

SX7856-SX7956 HARBERTONFORD
15/427 Harbertonford Bridge

GV II

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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