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Sparkwell Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sparkwell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3949 / 50°23'41"N

Longitude: -4.0038 / 4°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 257668

OS Northings: 56923

OS Grid: SX576569

Mapcode National: GBR Q3.5PC0

Mapcode Global: FRA 28H0.3ZN

Entry Name: Sparkwell Bridge

Listing Date: 2 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99244

Location: Sparkwell, South Hams, Devon, PL7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Sparkwell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

Sparkwell Bridge


Road bridge over railway cutting.
Circa 1848. Coursed stone rubble with wide segmental arch with granite ashlar
voussoirs, stringcourse and granite coping to parapet.
South Devon Railway was authorised in 1844. This section from Totnes to Laira
(Plymouth) was opened in 1848. The South Devon Company was dissolved in 1878, but the
Great Western Railway took over 2 years earlier in 1878. The broad gauge was replaced
in 1892.

Listing NGR: SX5766856923

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

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