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Topsham Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3466 / 50°20'47"N

Longitude: -3.7827 / 3°46'57"W

OS Eastings: 273254

OS Northings: 51148

OS Grid: SX732511

Mapcode National: GBR QG.0RXX

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z3.S68

Plus Code: 9C2R86W8+JW

Entry Name: Topsham Bridge

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99531

Location: Loddiswell, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Woodleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woodleigh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Topsham Bridge


Road bridge over River Avon. C18 or C19, incorporating C16 arch. Coursed rubble, squared granite coping, with series of regularly-spaced vertical through-stones. The original pointed arch now contained with segmental arch to voussoirs at later road widening. Parapets at c.1.25m above roadway which is c.3.5m wide; parapets swept down and round to stopped ends on west side, in Loddiswell c.p., and carried round to continuous wall on south-east side c.50m; north-east side returned to stopped end, both these in Woodleigh c.p. Parapet rises at centre, and the whole is a graceful design, incorporating important historic fabric.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 September 2016.

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