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Chain Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9773 / 50°58'38"N

Longitude: -3.513 / 3°30'46"W

OS Eastings: 293880

OS Northings: 120856

OS Grid: SS938208

Mapcode National: GBR LG.LRW4

Mapcode Global: FRA 36JJ.H74

Plus Code: 9C2RXFGP+WR

Entry Name: Chain Bridge

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96649

Location: Oakford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Oakford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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5/5 Chain Bridge


Bridge carrying private road to Stuckeridge House (qv) across the Exe. Probably early
C19. Iron structure disguised as suspension bridge with chains fixed to stone piers.
Rectangular section battered piers with sunk mouldings. Chains slung across the
river from piers and fixed to the ground. Slender iron columnar verticals fixed to
the chains are attached to the bridge girders which are also fixed to the piers.
Parapets of cross-braced girders.

Listing NGR: SS9388020856

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