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Newton Poppleford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Poppleford and Harpford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.701 / 50°42'3"N

Longitude: -3.2887 / 3°17'19"W

OS Eastings: 309090

OS Northings: 89830

OS Grid: SY090898

Mapcode National: GBR P7.4KGG

Mapcode Global: FRA 4707.0ML

Entry Name: Newton Poppleford Bridge

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352369

Location: Newton Poppleford and Harpford, East Devon, Devon, EX10

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Newton Poppleford and Harpford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton Poppleford St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/47 Newton Poppleford Bridge


Road bridge over River Otter. Circa 1840. Large blocks of grey veined limestone
finished with lightly-tooled rustication, granite coping.
3-span bridge of low segmental arches springing above a plain projecting impost
above vertical abutments. Plain vaults with large carefully shaped voussoirs. The
projecting cutwaters have round ends and rise to impost level with low semi-conical
coping of granite. Directly above the cutwaters the wall breaks forward slightly.
A dripcourse projects at road level which ramps a little towards the middle.
Parapet has coping sloping very slightly outwards. The parapet curves outwards each
end with terminal piers projecting only externally.

Listing NGR: SY0909089830

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