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AVETON GIFFORD BRIDGES AND CAUSEWAY

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: AVETON GIFFORD BRIDGES AND CAUSEWAY

List entry Number: 1108159

Location

AVETON GIFFORD BRIDGES AND CAUSEWAY, A379

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aveton Gifford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1989

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99451

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

AVETON GIFFORD A379 SX 64 NE 4/9 Aveton Gifford bridges and Causeway - II Also in Churchstow c.p. Two bridges over River Avon and mill leat. Contains some late mediaeval fabric, but widened and extended in early C19. Rubble. At the north end, over former mill leat, 2 segmental arches to flush voussoirs and triangular cutwater; near horizontal squared parapet runs down to Bridge House on the west side, and continuously from turning to Marsh Mill towards south. At south end a six-arch bridge, one of these mostly absorbed in later embankment, flush voussoirs, triangular cutwaters; parapet walls continuous on east side linking with parapet to north bridge, and taken along to garage forecourt on west side. Parapet wall has series of vertical through stones in regular bays, characteristic of bridges in the area. The ford is said to have been first bridged c.1440; a major widening of c.2 m occurred on the upstream side. Crossing still of importance and heavily used.

Listing NGR: SX6927846969

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National Grid Reference: SX 69278 46969

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