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Harford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Harford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.42 / 50°25'12"N

Longitude: -3.9207 / 3°55'14"W

OS Eastings: 263645

OS Northings: 59558

OS Grid: SX636595

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.WSR6

Mapcode Global: FRA 27PY.6C2

Plus Code: 9C2RC3CH+2P

Entry Name: Harford Bridge

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99186

Location: Harford, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Harford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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23.4.52 Harford Bridge


Roadbridge over River Erme.
Circa C17. Granite rubble with dressed granite arches. Two round arches with
recessed arch rings, the west a much smaller flood arch. Cutwater on both sides.
Parapets with chamfered granite coping, splayed at either end over the abutments.
A bridge existed on this site in C16 and some of the fabric may be of this date.
Circa 1668/9 the bridge was repaired and the present bridge may be a rebuild of that
date. The smaller flood arch appears to be later and the bridge has been widened on
the upstream side.
Reference: Henderson and Jervoise, "Old Devon Bridges", page 23.

Listing NGR: SX6364559558

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