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Lapford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lapford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8578 / 50°51'27"N

Longitude: -3.8106 / 3°48'38"W

OS Eastings: 272656

OS Northings: 108034

OS Grid: SS726080

Mapcode National: GBR L2.V8FM

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XT.TGP

Entry Name: Lapford Bridge

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96515

Location: Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Lapford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lapford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LAPFORD
SS 70 NW
4/64 Lapford Bridge
-
- II

Road bridge over River Yeo. Dated 1830, built by Roger Tyler for the Trustees of
the Exeter Turnpike. Snecked mudstone and volcanic trap including rusticated ashlar
arch and parapet; granite coping and string course. Single span bridge. Vertical
abutments and segmental arch in which some of the ashlar voussoirs are incised to
appear as 2 headers for regularity. Plain granite string course at road level ramps
slightly towards centre. Rusticated ashlar parapet carries granite coping which is
weathered slightly on each side. On each side the walls curve outwards to terminal
piers which project externally only. The inner face of the north-eastern parapet
includes a granite plaque with moulded frame and concave corners inscribed 'Lapford
Bridge. Erected Anno 1830 at the expense of the Trustees of the Exeter Turnpike.
Roger Tyler. Builder."


Listing NGR: SS7265608034

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