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Poor Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornworthy, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3817 / 50°22'54"N

Longitude: -3.6342 / 3°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 283905

OS Northings: 54809

OS Grid: SX839548

Mapcode National: GBR QQ.9FYV

Mapcode Global: FRA 3881.9YS

Plus Code: 9C2R99J8+M8

Entry Name: Poor Bridge

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100975

Location: Cornworthy, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Cornworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cornworthy St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

CORNWORTH
SX85SW Poor Bridge
10/65
II

Bridge carrying track over stream. Circa early to mid C19. Slate rubble with
dressed slate arch ring. Single span bridge with a low semented slightly
skewed arch. Rough pitched slate capping to the parapets which are splayed
out over the abutments. It appears to be a single phase bridge which either
replaced an earlier bridge or a ford.
The stream, known as River Wash, which flows into Dittisham Mill Creed at
Tuckenhay, is a tributary of the River Dart. It is situated on the parish
boundary of Cornworthy and Dittisham.


Listing NGR: SX8390554809

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