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SHIPLEY BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: SHIPLEY BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1107360

Location

SHIPLEY BRIDGE

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Brent

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99345

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SX 68094 62874

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