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Helland Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Helland, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5111 / 50°30'40"N

Longitude: -4.7302 / 4°43'48"W

OS Eastings: 206523

OS Northings: 71489

OS Grid: SX065714

Mapcode National: GBR N2.K2T0

Mapcode Global: FRA 07ZQ.30C

Entry Name: Helland Bridge

Listing Date: 6 June 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67526

Location: Helland, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helland

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mabyn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 07 SE
1/39 Helland Bridge

Bridge over the River Camel. Early C15, with little later alteration. Slatestone
rubble with granite coping. Both sides have four arches with 2 rings of slate
voussoirs, and three triangular cutwaters. The second arch from the north has been
rebuilt as a very pointed arch, the other arches are 4-centred. The parapet walls
are about one metre high, with chamfered granite coping, splayed back at each end ;
at the north end on the downstream side, the parapet is carried on a granite monolith
over a large granite corbel. The bridge is about 35 metres long and about 3 metres
Ancient monument no. 61.
Sources: Henderson, C. and Coates, H.: Old Cornish Bridges and Streams 1928.

Listing NGR: SX0652071502

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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