Packhorse Bridge Approximately 30 Metres To West Of Leeford Bridge (That Part In Brendon Cp)

Date:
3 Aug 2002
Location:
Packhorse Bridge Approximately 30 Metres To West Of Leeford Bridge (That Part In Brendon Cp), Brendon, North Devon, Devon
Reference:
IOE01/07741/05
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.

BRENDON LEEFORD SS 74 NE (Part in Countisbury) 4/9 Packhorse bridge approximately 30 - metres to west of Leeford Bridge (that part in Brendon CP) GV II Packhorse bridge. Probably C17 or C18. Coursed rubblestone. Humped-back shape.

Single round arch with voussoirs and parapets with rubble copings. Curved retaining walls to the north abutment. Cobbled roadway with steps to south. The bridge spans the River East Lyn, which forms the parish boundary at this point. It formerly linked Brendon Mill (not included on this list) with the north bank of the river.



Listing NGR: SS7692148292

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Short_Trevor IOE Records for Short, Trevor; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Short. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Short, Trevor

Rights Holder: Short, Trevor

Keywords

Rubble, Stone, Tudor Packhorse Bridge, Elizabethan Transport, Stuart Road Transport Site, Jacobean Bridge