Calves Bridge

Date:
31 Aug 1999
Location:
Calves Bridge, Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon
Reference:
IOE01/00147/02
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MORCHARD BISHOP SS 70 NW 4/103 - Calves Bridge - II

Road bridge over River Datch. Late C18. Early C19. Volcanic rubble with squared blocks confined to abuttments and cutwaters. 2 span bridge comprising 2 segmental plain arches with rubble voussoirs. The abutments are angled back to the bank on the upstream (north) only. Central pointed cutwaters on both sides carried up only as far as road level with semi-pyramid tops. Rubble parapet rises slightly to the the centre following the rise of the road. The parapet walls sweep outwards on each side. River Datch forms parish boundary with Lapford Parish at this point.

Listing NGR: SS7492208718

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Woodhead_Michael IOE Records for Woodhead, Michael; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Michael Woodhead. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael

Keywords

Rubble, Georgian Road Bridge, Victorian Transport, Road Transport Site, Bridge