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Lowertown Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1159 / 50°6'57"N

Longitude: -5.277 / 5°16'37"W

OS Eastings: 165826

OS Northings: 29123

OS Grid: SW658291

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.ZWCV

Mapcode Global: VH133.HB4Z

Entry Name: Lowertown Bridge

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65990

Location: Sithney, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sithney

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sithney

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


SW 62 NE



Lowertown Bridge


Road bridge over the River Cober. Circa mid C19, widened circa late C19 or early C20. Granite rubble and roughly dressed granite, iron railings. Three-span bridge with square ended piers with granite lintels between and with low parapets of large granite blocks. Simple iron handrails threaded through ball joints over simple iron stanchions set into the parapets and round-headed granite monolithic terminal piers at either end. Built on the 'clapper bridge' principle and unaltered since widening.

The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Wendron, at List entry 1141990. This entry was removed from the List on 14 December 2017.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14 December 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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