SHIPLEY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1107360

Date first listed: 27-May-1986

Statutory Address: SHIPLEY BRIDGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SHIPLEY BRIDGE

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams (District Authority)

Parish: South Brent

National Park: DARTMOOR

National Grid Reference: SX 68094 62874

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History

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Details

SOUTH BRENT SX 66 SE

5/194 Shipley Bridge - - II

Road bridge over River Avon, at this point a moorland brook. Probably C18, widened in C19. Granite rubble. single span round arch with dressed granite recessed arch ring. Parapets with large roughly squared granite coping stones. This bridge was originally a narrow pack-horse bridge and widened in C19 on the north upstream side. It was described by the Rev Samuel Rowe as a "single arched moorstone bridge" but according to James Coreen, the County Surveyor, it was "a very rough bridge thrown across from two rocks". Reference: C Henderson and E Jervoise. "Old Devon Bridges", page 24.

Listing NGR: SX6809462874

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 99345

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Henderson, C, Jervoise, E , Old Devon Bridges, (1938), 24

End of official listing