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New Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton St. Cyres, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7602 / 50°45'36"N

Longitude: -3.5601 / 3°33'36"W

OS Eastings: 290058

OS Northings: 96779

OS Grid: SX900967

Mapcode National: GBR P0.1J0P

Mapcode Global: FRA 37F2.GW3

Entry Name: New Bridge

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96372

Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton St Cyres St Cyr and St Julitta

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NEWTON ST CYRES LANGFORD ROAD
SX 99 NW
6/20 New Bridge
-
- II
Road bridge over railway and river. 1844-51. Built for Exeter and Crediton
Railway, Volcanic trap and engineering brick (both red and black), granite coping.
Embankments carrying Langford Road have battered abutments of black brick with
square red panels. 3-span bridge with segmental arches. Both piers on 3-legs with
sturdy bases of mixed dressed stone and black brick. Black-brick legs separated by
transverse round-headed arches. Main arches of red brick with volcanic rubble
above. The piers have pronounced batter and are carried up past the drip course at
road level to the parapet. Parapet of volcanic stone with internal recessed panels
enlivened by squares of black brick. Granite coping is weathered slightly to
outside rising slightly to cap the piers. (R A Williams, The London and South
Western Railway, 1968, p107).


Listing NGR: SX9005896779

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