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Fossend Canal Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95882

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

BURLESCOMBE GREAT FOSSEND
ST 01 NE
5/32 Fossend Canal Bridge
-
- II
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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