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Shipley Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in South Brent, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4508 / 50°27'3"N

Longitude: -3.8593 / 3°51'33"W

OS Eastings: 268094

OS Northings: 62874

OS Grid: SX680628

Mapcode National: GBR QB.74B4

Mapcode Global: FRA 27TV.SBF

Entry Name: Shipley Bridge

Listing Date: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99345

Location: South Brent, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: South Brent

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Brent St Petroc

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SOUTH BRENT
SX 66 SE

5/194 Shipley Bridge
-
- II

Road bridge over River Avon, at this point a moorland brook. Probably C18, widened
in C19. Granite rubble. single span round arch with dressed granite recessed
arch ring. Parapets with large roughly squared granite coping stones. This bridge
was originally a narrow pack-horse bridge and widened in C19 on the north upstream
side. It was described by the Rev Samuel Rowe as a "single arched moorstone bridge"
but according to James Coreen, the County Surveyor, it was "a very rough bridge
thrown across from two rocks". Reference: C Henderson and E Jervoise. "Old Devon
Bridges", page 24.


Listing NGR: SX6809462874

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