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Latitude: 50.4076 / 50°24'27"N
Longitude: -4.6666 / 4°39'59"W
OS Eastings: 210615
OS Northings: 59809
OS Grid: SX106598
Mapcode National: GBR N5.RM3Y
Mapcode Global: FRA 173Z.3T6
Entry Name: Lostwithiel Bridge
Listing Date: 18 October 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327324
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70870
Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22
Civil Parish: Lostwithiel
Built-Up Area: Lostwithiel
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Lostwithiel
Church of England Diocese: Truro
LOSTWITHIEL NORTH STREET, Lostwithiel
SX 15 NW
10/118 Lostwithiel Bridge
Bridge over the River Fowey. Mid C15, with additional flood arch of C18 and late
repairs. Slatestone rubble with chamfered granite copings to parapet walls.
The bridge runs east/west across the river, with the C18 works to east. There are 5
pointed arches, with relieving arches; from the south, there is a low 4-centred arch
to left, and then the 4 main arches, 2 to left slightly taller, with cutwaters
between the refuges on top. The 5 old arches are 13 feet in span; the roadway is 11
feet wide and the parapets were added in 1676; these are splayed back at the west
end, and extend overall about 30 feet. To the right, there is a taller round flood
arch with buttress to left and smaller round floor arch, rebuilt in the C18.
(Sources: Henderson, C. and Coates, H.: Old Cornish Bridges and Streams 1928)
Ancient Monument no. 65
Listing NGR: SX1061559809
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