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Vicarage Bridge at Ngr Ss 9061 3516

A Grade II Listed Building in Winsford, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1054 / 51°6'19"N

Longitude: -3.5639 / 3°33'49"W

OS Eastings: 290609

OS Northings: 135169

OS Grid: SS906351

Mapcode National: GBR LD.BQYZ

Mapcode Global: VH5KH.5GSZ

Entry Name: Vicarage Bridge at Ngr Ss 9061 3516

Listing Date: 6 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265571

Location: Winsford, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Winsford

Built-Up Area: Winsford (West Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


SS93NW WINSFORD CP WINSFORD VILLAGE

14/157 Vicarage Bridge at NGR SS 9061 3516
6.4.59

GV II

Road bridge over River Exe. 1835, reconstructed 1927-8, restored 1952. Reconstructed by Edward J Stead, County Surveyor, and built by G B Fisher and Sons. Local stone random rubble, large central arch between full height pointed
cutwaters on C19 foundations, flanked by 2 smaller decreasing arches separated by brief cutwater; arches on up stream front slightly pointed in central 3 bays, down stream side all arches semi-circular. Parapets set back irregularly on
either side. Central pointed recess flanking road in manner of pack horse bridges. Concrete plaque on inner face of parapet inscribed 'Somerset County Council', below ashlar stone inscribed 'Edward J Stead AMICE County Surveyor'. The bridge was built for the turnpike road by-passing the packhorse bridge (qv) about 10 metres to the west. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 228). (Photograph in NMR).


Listing NGR: SS9060935168

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