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Latitude: 50.994 / 50°59'38"N
Longitude: -3.2299 / 3°13'47"W
OS Eastings: 313780
OS Northings: 122340
OS Grid: ST137223
Mapcode National: GBR LV.KRJZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 463H.5H8
Entry Name: Bridge over River Tone at Ngr St 1378 2234
Listing Date: 25 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271006
Location: Nynehead, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Nynehead
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Nynehead
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
NYNEHEAD CP NYNEHEAD VILLAGE
4/64 Bridge over River Tone at NGR ST
Former road bridge over River Tone on drive to Nynehead Court (qv), now disused. Dated
1817. By Thomas Lee for W A Sandford. Brick faced with grey Knapp sandstone, ashlar
coursed with V joints giving strong vertical emphasis,voussoirs, strongly moulded string
course, parapet of large dressed blocks rising from string course with chamfered
tops. Plan: 3 arch span, shallow elliptical arches, cutwaters both sides but mostly
submerged in mud, square piers abutting, topped with small square plinths that probably
carried sole sculptural decoration when erected. Soffit of central arch with inserted
York stone slab inscribed "W A Sandford 1817", soffit of south arch plain, north not
visible from bank, North-west pier damaged, north-east pier obscured by ivy at time
of survey (February 1985), string course damaged in places and obscured by ivy, fissure
in south-west abutment. A fine design that was exhibited at the Royal Acedemy in 1818.
Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, l978).
Listing NGR: ST1378022340
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