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Axmouth Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Seaton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7047 / 50°42'16"N

Longitude: -3.0592 / 3°3'33"W

OS Eastings: 325298

OS Northings: 89982

OS Grid: SY252899

Mapcode National: GBR PF.J1LK

Mapcode Global: FRA 47H6.S0L

Entry Name: Axmouth Bridge

Listing Date: 19 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87718

Location: Axmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Axmouth

Built-Up Area: Seaton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Axmouth St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

Axmouth Bridge


Road bridge over River Axe. Built 1877. Designed by Philip Brannon. Constructed
of massed concrete it is the first in England to be built of this material. The
concrete is formed to imitate rustication. Three segmental arches with imitation
voussoirs and rusticated piers between, over cutwaters. Concrete parapet with
panels containing lattice work impressions.
There is a contemporary toll house to the west also built of concrete, qv.
Ref E de Maré page 215, The Bridges of Britain.

Listing NGR: SY2529889982

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

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