LYDIA BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307206
Date first listed:
27-May-1986
Statutory Address:
LYDIA BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LYDIA 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 69573 60666

Details

SOUTH BRENT LYDIA BRIDGE SX 6960

14/90 Lydia Bridge -

GV II

Road bridge over River Avon. C17 or C18 packhorse bridge with hump back and widened on upstream side. Stone rubble. single round arch. Large stone slabs forming string with parapets above with large granite coping stones. In 1669 Lydia Bridge was in decay and the existing bridge appears to be either the restored earlier bridge or an entire rebuilding of late C17 or C18. Reference: C Henderson and E Jervoise 'Old Devon Bridges', pp.24 and 25.

Listing NGR: SX6957360666

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
99370
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Henderson, C, Jervoise, E , Old Devon Bridges, (1938), 24 25

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Jul 2001
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