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Latitude: 50.1945 / 50°11'40"N
Longitude: -5.1528 / 5°9'10"W
OS Eastings: 175071
OS Northings: 37480
OS Grid: SW750374
Mapcode National: GBR Z7.FZHY
Mapcode Global: FRA 083H.SGX
Entry Name: Bridge at Sw 7506 3747
Listing Date: 17 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264422
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427861
Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3
Civil Parish: Stithians
Built-Up Area: Ponsanooth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Stithians
Church of England Diocese: Truro
1533/3/426 KENNAL VALE
17-JUN-88 BRIDGE AT SW75063747
Bridge over River Kennal. c1844, Granite rubble with some large dressed monoliths. 2-span bridge has pointed cutwater upstream. Simple lintel construction with a high rubble parapet.
HISTORY: Kennal Vale is an exceptionally well-preserved gunpowder works which opened in 1812 and was extended in 1844, with an unusually complete range of components.
An impressive example of vernacular engineering. The bridge was built in association with the expansion of the works after 1840.
(Smith, J R, The Kennal Vale Gunpowder Company, Kennal Vale, Ponsanooth: An Archaeological and Historical Study, Cornwall Trust for Nature Conservation 1986).
Listing NGR: SW7507137480
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