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Millcombe Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3368 / 50°20'12"N

Longitude: -3.6837 / 3°41'1"W

OS Eastings: 280273

OS Northings: 49900

OS Grid: SX802499

Mapcode National: GBR QN.07B9

Mapcode Global: FRA 3854.NPQ

Entry Name: Millcombe Bridge

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99824

Location: Blackawton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Blackawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Blackawton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BLACKAWTON MILLCOMBE
SX84NW Millcombe Bridge
5/35
II

Road bridge over stream (The Gara). Probably C17, widened in C18 and again
in C19.
Local slate rubble with dressed slate arch-ring. Small single span bridge.
The upstream west side had dressed slate segmental arch on straight jambs
with chamfered imposts. The east downstream side had a similar arch but
built of stone rubble and the jambs have no imposts. There is a small flood
arch to the north with a corbelled arch. Parapets with concrete coping.
Judging from the masonry joints under the arch it seems that the original
brick at the centre was a narrow pack-horse bridge which was widened on the
west upstream side probably in the C19 and on the downstream side sometime
in the C19. The floodarch was built when the C18 on the west side.


Listing NGR: SX8027349900

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