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Old Clapper Bridge About 150 Metres North East of Lower Cator Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5728 / 50°34'22"N

Longitude: -3.8518 / 3°51'6"W

OS Eastings: 268963

OS Northings: 76425

OS Grid: SX689764

Mapcode National: GBR QC.568C

Mapcode Global: FRA 27TK.95N

Entry Name: Old Clapper Bridge About 150 Metres North East of Lower Cator Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440591

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN-
SX 67 NE THE-MOOR
1/149 Old clapper bridge about 150
- metres north-east of Lower Cator
Farmhouse
GV II

Clapper bridge over West Webburn river. Now disused. C17 or earlier. Granite.
Consists of a large, worn slab of stone (a clapper-stone) about 3 metres long and 1
metre wide, slightly cambered in the centre. In the middle of the bridge, running
lengthways, is a series of small shallow holes, possibly for a later boundary fence.
The bridge rests on a large, roughly-squared trestle-stone at either end. About 15
metres to the north-west is a later clapper bridge carrying the existing road to
Lower Cator Farmhouse; this is also listed.


Listing NGR: SX6896376425

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

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