Burford Bridge

31 Aug 1999
Burford Bridge, Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon
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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 4/101 Burford Bridge - - II

Road bridge over River Yeo. Early or mid C19. Snecked masonry of roughly squared blocks of volcanic and mudstone; brick arches; granite string course and coping.

Double span bridge. Segmental brick arches on vertical abutments and central low pointed cutwater. Plain projecting granite string course at road level and parapet carries granite coping with rounded top. Terminal piers each end project slightly externally and coping over is flat pyramids. Both embankments are revetted with volcanic stone with granite or replacement concrete coping. The river forms the parish boundary at this point. The eastern end of the bridge is in Morchard Bishop parish, the western end is in Lapford parish.

Listing NGR: SS7370707313


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2255 IOE Records taken by Michael Woodhead; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Michael Woodhead. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


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