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Lydia Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in South Brent, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4313 / 50°25'52"N

Longitude: -3.8377 / 3°50'15"W

OS Eastings: 269573

OS Northings: 60666

OS Grid: SX695606

Mapcode National: GBR QC.G9VT

Mapcode Global: FRA 27VX.8PL

Plus Code: 9C2RC5J6+GW

Entry Name: Lydia Bridge

Listing Date: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99370

Location: South Brent, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

Civil Parish: South Brent

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Brent St Petroc

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

SOUTH BRENT LYDIA BRIDGE
SX 6960

14/90 Lydia Bridge
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GV II

Road bridge over River Avon. C17 or C18 packhorse bridge with hump back and
widened on upstream side. Stone rubble. single round arch. Large stone slabs
forming string with parapets above with large granite coping stones. In 1669
Lydia Bridge was in decay and the existing bridge appears to be either the
restored earlier bridge or an entire rebuilding of late C17 or C18. Reference:
C Henderson and E Jervoise 'Old Devon Bridges', pp.24 and 25.


Listing NGR: SX6957360666

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