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Latitude: 50.9455 / 50°56'43"N
Longitude: -3.3257 / 3°19'32"W
OS Eastings: 306962
OS Northings: 117067
OS Grid: ST069170
Mapcode National: GBR LQ.NR9N
Mapcode Global: FRA 36XL.XX7
Entry Name: Fossend Canal Bridge
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325865
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95882
Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Burlescombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BURLESCOMBE GREAT FOSSEND
ST 01 NE
5/32 Fossend Canal Bridge
Road bridge over the Grand Western Canal. Circa 1814. Built of large coursed
blocks of limestone with parapet of red sandstone ashlar. This is a single span
bridge with an elliptical (almost round-headed) plain arch. There is a projecting
plain stringcourse at road level which follows the hump back of the road. Above
this the parapet has rounded coping. The parapet curves outward each end and there
are shallow terminal piers which project outwards each end.
This section of the Grand Western Canal was opened in 1814.
Listing NGR: ST0696217067
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