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Sweetham Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newton St. Cyres, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7759 / 50°46'33"N

Longitude: -3.5886 / 3°35'19"W

OS Eastings: 288084

OS Northings: 98567

OS Grid: SX880985

Mapcode National: GBR QR.WFN3

Mapcode Global: FRA 37C1.9QH

Entry Name: Sweetham Bridge

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96379

Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton St Cyres St Cyr and St Julitta

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text




(Marked as Lower Creedy Bridge on OS map.)
Road bridge over River Creedy. Late C16. Veined volcanic rubble, volcanic ashlar with some Salcombe standstone voussoirs. The 2 segmental arches are plain vaults with ashlar arch-rings in 2 orders, both chamfered. Massive cutwater, with large dressed stone concentrated towards the base, is carried up to parapet creating deep refuges. Parapet has volcanic stone coping. C19 iron ties intruded into southern arch.
SOURCE: Henderson, C. and Jervoise, E.; Old Devon Bridges, p.58, plate 26.

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