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Latitude: 50.6568 / 50°39'24"N
Longitude: -4.3377 / 4°20'15"W
OS Eastings: 234856
OS Northings: 86737
OS Grid: SX348867
Mapcode National: GBR NM.7TX4
Mapcode Global: FRA 17SB.RWP
Entry Name: Nether Bridge
Listing Date: 9 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90688
Location: St. Giles on the Heath, Torridge, Devon, PL15
Civil Parish: St. Giles on the Heath
Civil Parish/community: St Giles on the Heath
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Werrington
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 38 NW ST GILES ON THE HEATH
6/35 Nether Bridge
Road bridge over the River Tamar. Medieval core but thoroughly rebuilt. Stone
rubble and granite ashlar. 3-span with an additional flood span and 2 tall cutwaters
terminating in refuges. The arches spring from plain imposts, the central arch is
slightly pointed, the outer arches are rounded. The arch rings are granite and
slightly recessed and the bridge is granite ashlar below the imposts. The flood arch
is probably an addition, a granite string course above the arches does not continue
above the flood arch which is separated from the main spans by a buttress. Granite
milestone on centre of bridge with "L 2" for Launceston 2 miles.
A good example of a large medieval bridge.
Listing NGR: SX3489286693
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