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Lostwithiel Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Lostwithiel, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70870

Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

LOSTWITHIEL NORTH STREET, Lostwithiel
SX 15 NW
10/118 Lostwithiel Bridge
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18.10.49
GV I

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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