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New Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardinham, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4561 / 50°27'21"N

Longitude: -4.6368 / 4°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 212926

OS Northings: 65127

OS Grid: SX129651

Mapcode National: GBR N6.NNSF

Mapcode Global: FRA 175V.9F4

Entry Name: New Bridge

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67508

Location: Cardinham, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Cardinham

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Cardynham

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CARDINHAM
SX 16 NW
6/21 New Bridge
-
II

Bridge over the River Fowey. Late C15 ; much rebuilt, and now appears to be a
largely C19 structure. Slatestone and granite rubble. Three arches. On the
upstream side, there are 2 round granite arches to south with granite voussoirs, and
one smaller round arch to north with a slate arch ring, which may be the remains of
the early bridge. On the downstream side, one smaller arch with slate arch ring
survives to south, the other two round arches larger with granite voussoirs. On the
upstream side there are two large triangular cutwaters, 2 smaller cutwaters on the
downstream side. The bridge is about 18 metres long and about 4 metres wide. Low
parapet walls in rubble with rough granite coping.
New Bridge is at the head of Glynn Park and was built at the end of the C15,
mentioned by Leland as "of stone archid" in 1535. Since then the arches have been
widened and patched.
Sources: Henderson, C and Coates, H.: Old Cornish Bridges and Streams 1928.


Listing NGR: SX1292665127

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