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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309905
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96379
Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres
Civil Parish/community: 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
NEWTON ST CYRES
295/5/24 STATION ROAD
05-MAY-04 SWEETHAM BRIDGE
Also Known As: LOWER CREEDY BRIDGE
(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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