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The West Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6415 / 50°38'29"N

Longitude: -4.3662 / 4°21'58"W

OS Eastings: 232789

OS Northings: 85095

OS Grid: SX327850

Mapcode National: GBR NL.8SDH

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RC.SZ0

Entry Name: The West Bridge

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370137

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


660-1/3/238 (East side)
27/02/50 The West Bridge


Formerly known as: Footbridge RIVERSIDE.
Includes: The West Bridge RIVERSIDE.
Also known as: St Thomas Bridge.
Packhorse bridge over river. Late medieval. Slatestone rubble
with large slate dressings and wrought-iron railings. 5-span
bridge has 2 cut-waters with 4-centred arches to upstream
side, 1 to downstream side; late C19 railings and central
cast-iron lamp. Only the arch heads are now visible of the
bridge, the piers flooded by the river which has silted up.

Listing NGR: SX3278885093

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

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