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A Grade II* Listed Building in Callington, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4884 / 50°29'18"N

Longitude: -4.3311 / 4°19'51"W

OS Eastings: 234737

OS Northings: 67992

OS Grid: SX347679

Mapcode National: GBR NM.LP9Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 17TR.VXS

Entry Name: Newbridge

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61246

Location: St. Ive, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Callington

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Callington

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SX 36 NW






Bridge over River Lynher. Mentioned by Worcester in 1478. Partly rebuilt in 1698 (datestone). Widened on the south side and parapets rebuilt in 1875 (datestone). Rubblestone and ashlar granite blocks. Moulded granite strings above north arches interrupted by cutwaters. North side with four segmented arches with cutstone voussoirs and keys. Arches without imposts. Granite cutwaters between continued to form refuges. Brackets on cutwaters probably used to secure stake nets by Rillaton Fishery. Further arch on east with granite lintel. Datestone, 1698, inscribed in cutwater on west with further datestone, 1875 above. South side widened by 1.5 metres. Large low cutwater on east side. Two cutwaters extended to form refuges. Parapets with granite coping. Splayed over abutments on east.

Charles I passed over the bridge in August 1644 after victory at Lostwithiel.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26 September 2017.

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