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Latitude: 50.834 / 50°50'2"N
Longitude: -4.1746 / 4°10'28"W
OS Eastings: 246964
OS Northings: 106080
OS Grid: SS469060
Mapcode National: GBR KL.WS91
Mapcode Global: FRA 264W.PH3
Entry Name: Black Torrington Bridge
Listing Date: 26 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105116
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91558
Location: Sheepwash, Torridge, Devon, EX21
Civil Parish: Sheepwash
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SS 40 NE
Black Torrington Bridge
Road bridge over River Torridge. Probably C17 origins but much rebuilt in mid C19 and C20. Slate rubble with concreted coping stones and arches on downstream side. Two arches. On upstream side arches are rounded and there is a refuge with triangular cutwater below. On downstream side arches are four-centred and there is a refuge but no cutwater. Black Torrington Bridge was reported to be in decay in 1677. James Green, in the early C19, described it as having two arches carrying a roadway 3 metres wide.
The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1104542. That entry was removed from the List on 14 December 2016.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 December 2016.
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