Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1152185

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: MERRIVALE BRIDGE


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Statutory Address: MERRIVALE BRIDGE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Dartmoor Forest

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Whitchurch

National Park: DARTMOOR

National Grid Reference: SX5502375096


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SX 57 NW 4/180

Merrivale Bridge


Bridge over the River Walkham. C18, incorporating ashlar work probably of C17. Granite and slatestone rubble, with granite ashlar on upstream side, C20 cast iron railings. On downstream side, the bridge has 2 round arches with keystones and flood arch to left with rusticated keystone, stepped pier between 2 main arches. On upstream side, 2 round arches with keystones, central stepped cutwater in ashlar and ashlar abutments, probably of earlier build; flood arch as on downstream side. Length of bridge about 12 metres, span across of about 4 metres. Parapet rebuilt, slightly above road level, with C20 railings. The bridge may have been reconstructed at the time of the Turnpike Act for roads leading into Tavistock in 1762. (Sources: Henderson and Jervoise: Old Devon Bridges).

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1105377. This entry was removed from the List on 3rd August 2015.

Listing NGR: SX5502375096


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Legacy System number: 94090

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

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