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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
Entry Name: Harford Bridge
Listing Date: 23 April 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325414
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99186
Location: Harford, South Hams, Devon, PL21
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Harford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 65 NW HARFORD HARFORD
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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