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Bridge over River Tone at Ngr St 1378 2234

A Grade II Listed Building in Nynehead, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271006

Location: Nynehead, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

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

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Listing Text

4/64 Bridge over River Tone at NGR ST
1378 2234
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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