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Latitude: 50.5435 / 50°32'36"N
Longitude: -3.8757 / 3°52'32"W
OS Eastings: 267193
OS Northings: 73207
OS Grid: SX671732
Mapcode National: GBR QB.106G
Mapcode Global: FRA 27RM.KX5
Entry Name: Clapper Bridge About 20 Metres North of Dartmeet Bridge
Listing Date: 23 August 1955
Last Amended: 3 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1260486
English Heritage Legacy ID: 440593
Location: Dartmoor Forest, West Devon, Devon, PL20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Leusdon St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 67 SE
Clapper bridge about 20 metres north of Dartmeet Bridge (formerly listed as remains of Clapper Bridge)
Clapper bridge crossing East Dart river. C17 or earlier.
Granite. A bridge of five spans with abutments and piers made up of large, natural
boulders piled up unmortared, one on top of the other. Two of the spans are each
crossed by a single broad lintel or clapper-stone, about 1 metre wide, but the other
three spans now have no lintels at all. These were washed away in the great flood of 4
August 1826 (Exeter Flying Post, 10.8.1826).
The bridge makes an excellent group with Dartmeet bridge (q.v., 20 metres to the
The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1170696.
This entry was removed from the List on 7th March 2016.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 8th March 2016.
Listing NGR: SX6719373207
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