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Haunch Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Boyton, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6996 / 50°41'58"N

Longitude: -4.3706 / 4°22'14"W

OS Eastings: 232687

OS Northings: 91569

OS Grid: SX326915

Mapcode National: GBR NK.5C5V

Mapcode Global: FRA 17Q7.C3R

Plus Code: 9C2QMJXH+VQ

Entry Name: Haunch Bridge

Listing Date: 11 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67892

Location: Boyton, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Boyton

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Boyton

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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5/63 Haunch Bridge

Accommodation bridge. Circa 1823. Stone rubble with dressed stone arch.
The bridge was built over the Bude canal and adjoining towpath for a track which has
now been partly ploughed over. The towpath, constructed of stone rubble is almost as
wide as the narrow canal. The bridge has an ellipitical arch of dressed stone and
stone rubble parapets which are splayed over the abutments.
There are few surviving remains of the Bude canal (1823-1891) and this bridge clearly
illustrates the width and nature of the canal. There are the remains of two culverts
to the north and south of Haunch Bridge.
For further details and history see Rendell, J. The Story of the Bude Canal 1987.

Listing NGR: SX3268791569

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