History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Newbridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Callington, Cornwall

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Find accommodation in
Callington

Listing Text

CALLINGTON

SX 36 NW

7/45

NEWBRIDGE, A 320

Newbridge

23.1.68

II*

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.

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.