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Bridge over East Looe River and Lamp Standards

A Grade II Listed Building in Looe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3562 / 50°21'22"N

Longitude: -4.4559 / 4°27'21"W

OS Eastings: 225395

OS Northings: 53584

OS Grid: SX253535

Mapcode National: GBR NG.VTH4

Mapcode Global: FRA 18K3.7VG

Entry Name: Bridge over East Looe River and Lamp Standards

Listing Date: 8 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376357

Location: Looe, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Looe

Built-Up Area: Looe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Martin with St Nicholas, Looe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


857-1/4/1 Bridge over East Looe River and Lamp


Includes: Bridge over East Looe River and lamp standards West
Road bridge over river. 1853 replacing narrow medieval bridge
of 15 arches. Slatestone rubble with granite dressings.
Straight bridge with 7 bays of segmental arches over river, a
similar dry arch at the East Looe end and a narrow roud-arched
curved pedestrian passage at the West Looe end. Cutwaters both
up and down stream for tidal river. Segmental parapet copings
with parapet as quadrant-on-plan return to terminal pier to
East Looe corner, otherwise straight ends with similar piers.
Subsidiary features: 6 cast-iron lamp standards with turned
bases, fluted shafts and cross bars, 3 surmounting each
parapet. Included for historical and group value.

Listing NGR: SX2539553584

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