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Latitude: 50.4411 / 50°26'27"N
Longitude: -3.6927 / 3°41'33"W
OS Eastings: 279899
OS Northings: 61507
OS Grid: SX798615
Mapcode National: GBR QL.LR0G
Mapcode Global: FRA 374W.K6G
Entry Name: Bridge Immediately North East of Dartington Lodge
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324960
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101046
Location: Dartington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Dartington
Built-Up Area: Totnes
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dartington St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX7861-SX7961 DARTINGTON HALL
13/133 Bridge immediately NE of
Bridge carrying drive to Dartington Hall (qv) over Bidwell Brook. Probably
mid C19, altered in 1931 by O P Milne limestone rubble with dressed stone
voussoirs to arch, coping stones and terminal piers.
Single span roughly elliptical arch with dressed stone voussoirs and
slightly larger keystone. In 1931 0 P Milne added cambered parapets with
dressed stone coping sept out of the ends to circular terminal piers like a
scroll on plan; the parapets at the north end extend further giving the
parapets an asymmetrical curved profile; the piers at the south end have
cast cement caps, the south west in the farm of another holding a fish and
the south east a face cub. The parapets are a C20 addition. A painting
dated 1883 in the possession of the occupier of Dartington Lodge (qv) shows
the lodge and the bridge without the parapets and terminal piers.
Source: Victor Bonham-Carter, Dartington Hall 1925-56 page 32, in
Dartington Hall archive.
Listing NGR: SX7989961507
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