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Hurstbow Bridge and the Wing Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9673 / 50°58'2"N

Longitude: -2.773 / 2°46'22"W

OS Eastings: 345817

OS Northings: 118940

OS Grid: ST458189

Mapcode National: GBR MH.M79P

Mapcode Global: FRA 562K.9HS

Plus Code: 9C2VX68G+WR

Entry Name: Hurstbow Bridge and the Wing Walls

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424138

Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Hurstbow Bridge etc, Hurst


Hurstbow Bridge etc, Hurst


15/270 Hurstbow Bridge and the wing walls



Road bridge over Hurst Brook. Rebuilt 1848 to designs of Richard Carver by George Pearse, local mason, using cast iron
members by Murch of Bridgwater. Ham stone and cast iron. Segmental arched cast iron ribs over single span, decorated
and with "March 1848" cast on outer faces; plain cast handrails above; ashlar wing walls, on the curve, to all 4
corners, with pyramidal caps to the piers abutting the bridge and circular curls at outer ends, the north east wing
longer than the remainder. Total cost of bridge and walls two hundred pounds. (D. J. Greenfield: The County Bridge
Papers: Article pp 27-30, Somerset Industrial Archaeological Journal No. 2, I977).

Listing NGR: ST4581718940

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