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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141831
English Heritage Legacy ID: 64842
Location: Launcells, Cornwall, EX22
Civil Parish: Launcells
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Launcells
Church of England Diocese: Truro
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.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 August 2017.
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