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Clapper Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.201 / 50°12'3"N

Longitude: -5.3199 / 5°19'11"W

OS Eastings: 163179

OS Northings: 38714

OS Grid: SW631387

Mapcode National: GBR FX74.XMK

Mapcode Global: VH12P.Q6YS

Entry Name: Clapper Bridge

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66611

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penponds

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMBORNE MILL ROAD
SW 63 NW
(off west end)
7/65 Barripper
Clapper bridge
II

Public footbridge over stream. Probably early C18 or earlier. Granite.
Clapper bridge type, with 3 flat spans formed by roughly-hewn stone planks
in pairs tied together with iron staples and supported by 2 hefty blocks set
in the bed of the stream. On the south side is a simple iron handrail
supported by 4 very slender iron posts. A rare survival.


Listing NGR: SW6317938714

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