TARR STEPS AT NGR SS 8677 3211

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1058008
Date first listed:
06-Apr-1959
Statutory Address:
TARR STEPS AT NGR SS 8677 3211

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Location

Statutory Address:
TARR STEPS AT NGR SS 8677 3211

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Withypool and Hawkridge
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS8677032113

Details

SS83SE DULVERTON CP

2/58 Tarr Steps

6.4.59

I

Clapper bridge over River Barle. Medieval in origin, sections frequently rebuilt after flood damage, most recently in 1942, 1952 and 1979. Local grit sandstone slabs weighing up to 1-2 tons apiece. Seventeen spans, 55m in length set about one metre above the river. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 34). (Photograph in NMR; Proceedings SANHS, Vol. 93, 1947).

Listing NGR: SS8677032113

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
265577
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in 93, ()

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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