RIVERFORD BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308578
Date first listed:
21-May-1985
Statutory Address:
RIVERFORD BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RIVERFORD BRIDGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Rattery
County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Staverton
National Grid Reference:
SX7717863731

Details

STAVERTON GENERAL SX 76 SE 4/94

Riverford Bridge

II

Road Bridge over River Dart. Circa early C19 with late C19 alterations. Cement washed stone rubble. Three large spans with elliptical arches with rusticated granite voussoirs. Rusticated granite piers at the springing of the arches. Cut- waters on splayed piers with refuges in parapet above. Stringcourse at road level Parapet with plain granite coping. The parapets at the north cast end were raised in circa 1872 when the railway bridge, attached at that end, was built. Also known as Hood or Emmets Bridge. Described as "comparatively modern" by Henderson and Jervoise, Old Devon Bridges, page 35.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1107390. This entry was removed from the List on 25th July 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25th July 2016.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
100639
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Henderson, C, Jervoise, E , Old Devon Bridges, (1938), 35

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: 23 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/06072/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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