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Nymet Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Chawleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8686 / 50°52'6"N

Longitude: -3.8282 / 3°49'41"W

OS Eastings: 271447

OS Northings: 109264

OS Grid: SS714092

Mapcode National: GBR L1.TQ02

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WT.0D6

Entry Name: Nymet Bridge

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95603

Location: Chawleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Chawleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chawleigh St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NYMET ROWLAND
SS 70 NW
2/50 Nymet Bridge
-
- II

Road bridge over railway and River Yeo. Circa 1850 snecked local mudstone including
rock-faced ashlar quoins, voussoirs, drip course and coping and a very small amount
of C20 brick mending. Tall bridge of 4 spans carried on plain rectangular piers
with simple imposts and segmental-arched vaults. The pier set in the river stands
on a slightly wider starling with pointed cutwaters either end. At either end of
the bridge the abutments project a little and are very slightly battered as they
rise past the plain dripcourse at road level to serve as terminals for the parapet.
The stone parapet has flat coping with narrow chamfered edges. The road ramps
slightly over the river but is flat over the railway and this is reflected in the
dripcourse and parapet.


Listing NGR: SS7144709264

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