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Latitude: 50.3845 / 50°23'4"N
Longitude: -3.7936 / 3°47'36"W
OS Eastings: 272585
OS Northings: 55385
OS Grid: SX725553
Mapcode National: GBR QF.Y95S
Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y0.V7P
Entry Name: Bickham Bridge bickham Bridge (Formerly Under the Parish of North Huish)
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108342
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101107
Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Diptford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Diptford St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
4/192 Bickham Bridge (formerly
under the parish of North
Road bridge over River Avon. Probably circa C16 or early C17. Slate
rubble with dressed slate arches.
2-span bridge with round arches having recessed arch rings, the outer ring
is chamfered and the arches spring from chamfered imports. Curators on the
central pier on both the upstream and the downstream sides have triangular
refuges in the parapets. The parapets are made of dressed vertical slates
with deep lacing slates at intervals. The parapets splay out at either end
over the abutments. The carriageway over the bridge is about 3.5 metres
wide. Henderson and Jervoise and the former provisional list erroneously
state that the bridge has 3 spans.
Bickham Bridge is situated on the parish boundary and partly within North
Huish parish before the recent boundary changes. It is now entirely within
Source: Henderson, C. and Jervoise, E - Old Devon Bridges pp 26 and 27
Listing NGR: SX7258555385
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