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Bridge at Sw 7506 3747

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponsanooth, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427861

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

STITHIANS

1533/3/426 KENNAL VALE
17-JUN-88 BRIDGE AT SW75063747

II

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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