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Latitude: 50.1281 / 50°7'41"N
Longitude: -5.4805 / 5°28'49"W
OS Eastings: 151345
OS Northings: 31141
OS Grid: SW513311
Mapcode National: GBR DXVB.NG7
Mapcode Global: VH12Z.Y1KL
Entry Name: Red River Bridge and Boundary Stone
Listing Date: 15 December 1955
Last Amended: 9 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159370
English Heritage Legacy ID: 69905
Location: Marazion, Cornwall, TR17
Civil Parish: Marazion
Built-Up Area: Marazion
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Marazion
Church of England Diocese: Truro
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Red River Bridge and boundary stone
(formerly listed as "Marazion Old Bridge")
Road bridge over confluence of Red River and stream and with parish boundary stone. Probably C18. Granite rubble with granite voussoirs and squared granite parapet copings fastened with iron cramps.
Plan: Two-span bridge of single carriageway width splayed out over the abutments; semi-circular-on-plan refuges at either side and flanking the carriageway are randomly spaced granite fenders built into the parapet. Upstream there is a bank between the streams and downstream there is a triangular-on-plan cutwater where the streams converge. In the south-eastern refuge is a probably early C19 round-headed granite monolithic boundary stone incised with the letter 'M' for Marazion parish. The bridge is humped in the middle and the arches are pointed.
This is a rare unaltered C18 road bridge, saved from being widened by the construction of another bridge nearby in 1837 (Marazion Bridge qv).
The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Ludgvan at List entry 1143629. This entry was removed from the List on 20 October 2017.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20 October 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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