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New Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsbridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2749 / 50°16'29"N

Longitude: -3.762 / 3°45'43"W

OS Eastings: 274539

OS Northings: 43149

OS Grid: SX745431

Mapcode National: GBR QH.C58R

Mapcode Global: FRA 3809.N6N

Entry Name: New Bridge

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100696

Location: Kingsbridge, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingsbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dodbrooke St Thomas of Canterbury

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHARLETON
SX 74 SW
5/1

New Bridge

G. V.

II

Road bridge over Bowcombe Creek. Originally built 1845 but rebuilt in later C19
and probably also repaired in C20. Slatestone rubble. Five arch span. Segmental
arches with triangular cutwaters between. Plain low parapet. Originally built to
take a new road to Dartmouth in 1845 as a swing bridge by A. Saunders of
Kingsbridge. Constructed on the principle of a strong horizontal framework of
wood resting on a fulcrum of timber built into a solid mass of masonry.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1107551. This entry was removed from the List on 25th July 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25th July 2016.

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

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