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Chercombe Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Abbot, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5278 / 50°31'40"N

Longitude: -3.6477 / 3°38'51"W

OS Eastings: 283308

OS Northings: 71078

OS Grid: SX833710

Mapcode National: GBR QN.T4KD

Mapcode Global: FRA 377N.QQX

Entry Name: Chercombe Bridge

Listing Date: 28 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84280

Location: Newton Abbot, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Newton Abbot

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Highweek All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


2/4 Chercombe Bridge
- II

Bridge, crossing River Lemon into Highweek Parish. Built 1825 or soon after
(tenders for rebuilding invited in Exeter Flying Post, 16.6.1825). Stone ashlar, a
simple but unaltered design, executed in large ashlar blocks. The single segmental
arch is flanked on each face by slightly projecting, strongly battered abutments,
which sweep outwards at each end to an oblong-section pier with a low pyramidical
cap. Above the arch is a raised bandcourse and a parapet with projecting coping.

Listing NGR: SX8330871078

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