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Clapper Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmoor Forest, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5803 / 50°34'48"N

Longitude: -3.8962 / 3°53'46"W

OS Eastings: 265843

OS Northings: 77329

OS Grid: SX658773

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.RT1P

Mapcode Global: FRA 27QJ.PWR

Entry Name: Clapper Bridge

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92762

Location: Dartmoor Forest, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmoor Forest

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 67 NE
12/29 Clapper Bridge
- II

Remains of clapper bridge over East Dart River. Medieval in origin. Piers of large
granite blocks with granite slab lintels. Originally 4 spans, only 2 preserve their
lintels. This bridge is likely to have been on the medieval track known as the
lich way which led from the Ancient Tenements on the Forest to Lydford.
Source : Dartmoor : A New study - Roads and Tracks : R Groves

Listing NGR: SX6584377329

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