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Tarr Steps at Ngr Ss 8677 3211

A Grade I Listed Building in Withypool and Hawkridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0771 / 51°4'37"N

Longitude: -3.6177 / 3°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 286770

OS Northings: 132113

OS Grid: SS867321

Mapcode National: GBR LB.DHB2

Mapcode Global: FRA 3698.QDG

Entry Name: Tarr Steps at Ngr Ss 8677 3211

Listing Date: 6 April 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265577

Location: Withypool and Hawkridge, West Somerset, Somerset, TA22

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Withypool and Hawkridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/58 Tarr Steps



Clapper bridge over River Barle. Medieval in origin, sections frequently rebuilt after flood damage, most recently in 1942, 1952 and 1979. Local grit sandstone slabs weighing up to 1-2 tons apiece. Seventeen spans, 55m in length set about one metre above the river. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 34). (Photograph in NMR; Proceedings SANHS, Vol. 93, 1947).

Listing NGR: SS8677032113

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