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Oakenham Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Diptford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.399 / 50°23'56"N

Longitude: -3.7963 / 3°47'46"W

OS Eastings: 272429

OS Northings: 57002

OS Grid: SX724570

Mapcode National: GBR QF.X8H0

Mapcode Global: FRA 27YZ.T0G

Plus Code: 9C2R96X3+JF

Entry Name: Oakenham Bridge

Listing Date: 12 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101142

ID on this website: 101289995

Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Diptford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Diptford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Oakenham Bridge



Bridge carrying track over River Avon. Circa early C19 slate rubble with dressed slate arch. Single span segmental arch. Low parapets swept out at the ends over the abutments. The parapets have pitched slate capping rebuilt in places and with cemented capping. Probably built to provide access to the limekilns (qv) situated immediately to the south west in North Huish Parish. Oakenham Bridge is situated on the parish boundary between North Huish and Diptford.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 September 2016.

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