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Latitude: 50.6449 / 50°38'41"N
Longitude: -3.637 / 3°38'13"W
OS Eastings: 284351
OS Northings: 84075
OS Grid: SX843840
Mapcode National: GBR QP.RM8M
Mapcode Global: FRA 378C.GXG
Entry Name: Spara Bridge
Listing Date: 11 November 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163425
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85554
Location: Ashton, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6
Civil Parish: Ashton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ASHTON LONER ASHTON
SX 88 SW
5/33 Spara Bridge
Road bridge over the Teign. 1660 (datestone). Granite rubble. 2 span bridge with
segmental arches and a small flood span; tall cutwaters between the large spans rise
to form refuges; parapets with granite coping. Inscription panel set into upstream
parapet, rather decayed but recorded as 'This bridge was builded at the countyes
charges Anno 1660'. Jervoise and Henderson quote a 1647 reference that 'Sparrowe
Bridge was in Decay'; presumably the present bridge is the replacement.
Henderson, C and Jervoise, E, Old Devon Bridges (1938).
Listing NGR: SX8435184075
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