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Canal Bridge and Towpath About 50 Metres South of Burnsdon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Launcells, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.8332 / 50°49'59"N

Longitude: -4.4443 / 4°26'39"W

OS Eastings: 227971

OS Northings: 106588

OS Grid: SS279065

Mapcode National: GBR K6.WXLC

Mapcode Global: FRA 16LW.SG9

Entry Name: Canal Bridge and Towpath About 50 Metres South of Burnsdon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64842

Location: Launcells, Cornwall, EX22

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launcells

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Launcells

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SS 20 NE


Canal bridge and towpath about 50 metres south of Burmsdon Farmhouse


Bridge carrying road to Burmsdon Farm across the Bude canal, 1821 by James Green, engineer to the Bude Canal (q.v. Burmsdon aqueduct and Hobbacott Down). Dressed stone rubble bridge, curved brick band at level of road, stone rubble parapet. Single span bridge with elliptical arch. One parapet repaired in concrete blocks. James Green worked under Rennie before being appointed as Surveyor of Bridges and Buildings in Devon, a post he held 1818-1841.

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