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Rothern Bridge and Flanking Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Torrington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.957 / 50°57'25"N

Longitude: -4.1669 / 4°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 247910

OS Northings: 119744

OS Grid: SS479197

Mapcode National: GBR KL.N26M

Mapcode Global: FRA 265L.0GQ

Entry Name: Rothern Bridge and Flanking Walls

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Last Amended: 19 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91417

Location: Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Great Torrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Great Torrington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


Rothern Bridge and flanking walls



Bridge spanning River Torridge. Late medieval, refaced in early C19. Coursed slatestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Four semi-circular arches with slightly pointed inner arches, divided by v-shaped cutwaters continued as pilasters. Raised string course; chamfered ashlar coping. Similar coping to flanking walls to the north; uncoped walls to the south. By-passed by Rolle Bridge, built in 1928 to the south.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1104783. That entry was removed from the List on 15 February 2017.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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