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Pill Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Sutton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0077 / 51°0'27"N

Longitude: -2.714 / 2°42'50"W

OS Eastings: 350004

OS Northings: 123392

OS Grid: ST500233

Mapcode National: GBR MK.JXXK

Mapcode Global: FRA 566G.2HX

Entry Name: Pill Bridge

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418777

Location: Long Sutton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Long Sutton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/73 Pill Bridge


- II

Pack horse bridge. C17. Local lias stone cut and squared. Three semi-circular arched bridge over the River Ivel, only
1.3 metres wide between high parapets; two piers on each side. First bridge recorded on this site in early C13, and
represents the medieval route to Long Sutton and Langport, now an overgrown green lane. A warehouse stood nearby by
1699, and a toll house nearby (existing until 1805). Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 186). (VCH, Vol
III, 1974); Buchanan, CA and RA, Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology and Southern England, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST5000423392

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