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Latitude: 50.1649 / 50°9'53"N
Longitude: -5.4331 / 5°25'59"W
OS Eastings: 154915
OS Northings: 35070
OS Grid: SW549350
Mapcode National: GBR DXZ7.L4B
Mapcode Global: VH12T.S32X
Entry Name: St Erth Bridge
Listing Date: 14 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160923
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70343
Location: St. Erth, Cornwall, TR27
Civil Parish: St. Erth
Built-Up Area: St Erth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Erth
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST ERTH TREDREA ROAD, St Erth
13/253 St Erth Rridge
Road bridge over River Hayle. Circa early C19 rebuilding of former 1663 bridge on
site of a medieval bridge, datestone 1879 presumably date of westward extension or
rebuilding of parapets. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Iron cramps to
Plan: 3:1 span bridge over divided river channels. 3 spans over main channel with
triangular-on-plan refuges over the cutwaters both upstream and downstream. The ends
of the parapets are slightly scrolled on plan. The other end of the bridge (west)
has wide single span and the parapet walls continue for a considerable distance
flanking a causeway.
All the spans have round arches. Old copings are cambered and are linked by iron
cramps, later copings are chamfered.
Sources: Old Cornish Bridges by Charles Henderson and Henry Coates.
Listing NGR: SW5490035049
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