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St Erth Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in St Erth, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70343

Location: St. Erth, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

SW 5435-5535
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
original copings.
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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