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Bridford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddiscombsleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6731 / 50°40'23"N

Longitude: -3.6515 / 3°39'5"W

OS Eastings: 283397

OS Northings: 87236

OS Grid: SX833872

Mapcode National: GBR QN.HX4Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 3779.98L

Entry Name: Bridford Bridge

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85555

Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Doddiscombsleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Doddiscombsleigh St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DODDISCOMBSLEIGH
SX 88 NW part in Bridford
Parish
2/34 Bridford Bridge

II
Road bridge over the River Teign. Probably C16 2-span bridge, widened on the
upstream side with a single span in the C19. On the downstream side the bridge has
2 pointed arches with recessed arch rings and cutwaters; single segmental arch
on upstream side; 3 rounded flood arches. Granite rubble parapets with granite
capping are presumably C19. Described by Henderson and Jervoise as the "most
interesting bridge over the River Teign", noted by Leland and said to have been in
decay in 1678. In the early C19 it was 9 1/2 feet wide, present width 13 1/2 feet.
Henderson, C and Jervoise E, Old Devon Bridges (1938).


Listing NGR: SX8339787236

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