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Helland Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in St. Mabyn, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5112 / 50°30'40"N

Longitude: -4.7302 / 4°43'48"W

OS Eastings: 206520

OS Northings: 71499

OS Grid: SX065714

Mapcode National: GBR N2.K2SZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 07ZQ.30B

Entry Name: Helland Bridge

Listing Date: 4 November 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67735

Location: St. Mabyn, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Mabyn

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

ST MABYN
SX 07 SE
5/102 Helland Bridge

II*


Road bridge over the River Allan (also know as Camel). Circa early C15. Local slate
stone rubble with granite dressings. 4 pointed dressed stone arches, each of 15 feet
span with large cutwaters between the central cutwater projecting 5 feet and the two
to the left and right slightly less.
The 2 arches on the north have 2 arch rings of slate voussoirs. To the north, the
west wall has a corbelled granite lintel with evidence of rebuilding, possibly after
the 1847 flood. Narrow 9 1/2 foot roadway with the cutwaters continuity up to form
refuges. Stone rubble parapets with chamfered granaite coping.
Henderson quotes the Patent Rolls of 1381 refering to Stephen Dyer of Hellond Brigge
and Leyland's description of Helham as "the first memorable bridge on Alaine".
Situated on the parish boundary and partly in Helland parish.
Source: C Henderson and H Coates. Old Cornish Bridges and Streams 1928, reprinted
1972.


Listing NGR: SX0652071506

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