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POLWHEVERAL 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: POLWHEVERAL BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1142132

Location

POLWHEVERAL BRIDGE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Constantine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66032

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SW 72 NW CONSTANTINE

8/46 Polwheverell Bridge - II*

Road bridge over stream, known as Polwheverell stream. Built 1572, widened probably in C19. Granite. A small single span bridge. The vault is made of a series of granite arched beams set side by side. Each beam is a dressed granite unchamfered 4- centred arch, corbelled at the springing over straight ashlar abutments, The bridge was widened on the downstream south side with massive roughly-hewn granite blocks. The parapets on both sides are also made of massive rough granite blocks. The bridge spans Polwheverell stream which flows into Polwheverall Creek, a tributory of the Helford River. There is a contract of 1572 between the parish and Roger Hallard, a mason of Tregoney. Source: Charles Henderson. A History of the Parish of Constantine in Cornwall. pages 17 and 20 C. Henderson and H. Coates. Old Cornish Bridges and Streams. pages 24, 25 and 95

Listing NGR: SW7371028449

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Henderson, C, A History of the Parish of Constantine in Cornwall17 20
Henderson, C, Coates, H, Old Cornish Bridges and Streams, (1928), 24 25 95

National Grid Reference: SW 73710 28449

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