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Drakeford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lustleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6083 / 50°36'29"N

Longitude: -3.712 / 3°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 278954

OS Northings: 80131

OS Grid: SX789801

Mapcode National: GBR QL.802K

Mapcode Global: FRA 373G.HN1

Entry Name: Drakeford Bridge

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84589

Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Lustleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lustleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LUSTLEIGH
SX 78 SE

1/146 Drakeford Bridge
-
23.8.55
- II

Bridge over river Bovey. 1684 or earlier, widened 1809 by James Green, county
surveyor. Granite. Consists of a single elliptical arch. The downstream side of
this arch, which seems to belong to the 1684 build, has fairly roughly-shaped
voussoirs. Above it, corbelled out slightly, the parapet is of granite rubble
having a coping with rounded top. On its inner face, which is of granite ashlar,
is a worn granite tablet which seems to read : 'This 1684 bridge was repaired
the....'. The upstream arch seems to belong to the 1809 widening; its voussoirs
being better cut; its parapet is similar to that on the downstream side, faced
with granite ashlar only towards the road.
Source: Information from Mr David Thomas.


Listing NGR: SX7895480131

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