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Clapper Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dartmoor Forest, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5941 / 50°35'38"N

Longitude: -3.9112 / 3°54'40"W

OS Eastings: 264825

OS Northings: 78900

OS Grid: SX648789

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.JWM4

Mapcode Global: FRA 27PH.J33

Entry Name: Clapper Bridge

Listing Date: 21 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92789

Location: Dartmoor Forest, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmoor Forest

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LYDFORD POSTBRIDGE
SX 67 NW
11/57 Clapper Bridge
21.3.67
GV II*

Clapper bridge over East Dart river. Probably C13 although it may have had more
recent repairs. Roughly shaped blocks of granite to the piers with 3 rough granite
lintels. 3-span bridge.
This bridge is one of the medieval routes across the moor from Exeter to Tavistock.
Scheduled Ancient Monument No 406.


Listing NGR: SX6482578900

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

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