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Latitude: 50.5498 / 50°32'59"N
Longitude: -3.6119 / 3°36'42"W
OS Eastings: 285900
OS Northings: 73462
OS Grid: SX859734
Mapcode National: GBR QR.4V00
Mapcode Global: FRA 37BM.0P1
Entry Name: Teign Bridge
Listing Date: 28 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317451
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85367
Location: Teigngrace, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12
Civil Parish: Kingsteignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Kingsteignton St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 87 SE
Road bridge over the river Teign. Built in 1815, overseen by James Green, County Surveyor. Local grey limestone ashlar with rusticated granite voussoirs to the arch rings, granite intrados and granite copping to the parapets. A single span with a wide segmental arch with voussoirs with chamfered rustication, set slightly back from abutments which curve out to square terminal piers. Sharply-projecting stringcourse at road level which continues round the terminal piers at the ends of the abutments. No inscription panel. A handsome road bridge with good masonry detail.
The footings of earlier cutwaters are said to survive below the present bridge. Archaeological evidence has been found of a sequence of bridges on this site including traces of a Roman bridge, an C11 bridge, the 'Red Bridge' (1434) and the 'Grey Bridge' (C17).
Taylor, P.T., Archaeologia, 19, p.p. 308-313.
The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1097379. This entry was removed from the List on 5rd February 2016.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 5th February 2016.
Listing NGR: SX8590073462
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