SHEEPWASH BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105225
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
SHEEPWASH BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHEEPWASH BRIDGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Sheepwash
County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Highampton
National Grid Reference:
SS4861105743

Details

SS 40 NE 2/97

Sheepwash Bridge

20.2.52

II

Road bridge over River Torridge. C17 considerably rebuilt in C19. Stone rubble walls with some ashlar. Four spans with flood arch. Four centred arches with triangular cutwaters and a pilaster above each one on east side (down stream). Cambered stringcourse. Refuge on upstream side above extended cutwater. The cutwaters extend further on this side and are more likely to be original. There is no stringcourse and the arches have projecting keystones. Cambered parapet with rounded coping stones.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1162626. That entry was removed from the List on 29 July 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 July 2016.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
93205
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 03 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11532/17
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