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Latitude: 50.2749 / 50°16'29"N
Longitude: -3.762 / 3°45'43"W
OS Eastings: 274539
OS Northings: 43149
OS Grid: SX745431
Mapcode National: GBR QH.C58R
Mapcode Global: FRA 3809.N6N
Entry Name: New Bridge
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324880
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100696
Location: Kingsbridge, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Kingsbridge
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dodbrooke St Thomas of Canterbury
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 74 SW
Road bridge over Bowcombe Creek. Originally built 1845 but rebuilt in later C19
and probably also repaired in C20. Slatestone rubble. Five arch span. Segmental
arches with triangular cutwaters between. Plain low parapet. Originally built to
take a new road to Dartmouth in 1845 as a swing bridge by A. Saunders of
Kingsbridge. Constructed on the principle of a strong horizontal framework of
wood resting on a fulcrum of timber built into a solid mass of masonry.
The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1107551. This entry was removed from the List on 25th July 2016.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25th July 2016.
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