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Trewornan Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Minver Highlands, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5336 / 50°32'1"N

Longitude: -4.8413 / 4°50'28"W

OS Eastings: 198741

OS Northings: 74286

OS Grid: SW987742

Mapcode National: GBR ZT.8HM2

Mapcode Global: FRA 07RN.7QJ

Entry Name: Trewornan Bridge

Listing Date: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351597

Location: St. Minver Highlands, Cornwall, PL27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Minver Highlands

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Minver with St Enodoc and St Michael Rock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 97 SE ST MINVER
HIGHLANDS
7/274 Trewornan Bridge
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GV II
Road bridge over River Camel and flood plain. 1791. Built by Rev. William Sandys.
-Stone rubble with dressed stone pointed arches and moulded granite strings.
Bridge in medieval style; four pointed arches of 17 to 21 foot span with five cut
waters on each side. The stone rubble parapets are carried out over the cutwates to
form refuges. Parapets partly rebuilt in late C20.
The bridge was acclaimed by Henderson as the only Cornish post-Reformation bridge
worth visiting.
Gilbert, C.S. An Historical survey of the County of Cornwall.
1817, vol III
Henderson, C and Coates H, Old Cornish Bridges and Streams, 1928
fig 58 and p 119.


Listing NGR: SW9874474285

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