SWEETHAM BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1309905
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1965
Statutory Address:
SWEETHAM BRIDGE, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SWEETHAM BRIDGE, STATION ROAD

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton St. Cyres
National Grid Reference:
SX 88084 98567

Details

NEWTON ST CYRES

295/5/24 STATION ROAD 05-MAY-04 SWEETHAM BRIDGE

II*

Also Known As: LOWER CREEDY BRIDGE (Marked as Lower Creedy Bridge on OS map.) Road bridge over River Creedy. Late C16. Veined volcanic rubble, volcanic ashlar with some Salcombe standstone voussoirs. The 2 segmental arches are plain vaults with ashlar arch-rings in 2 orders, both chamfered. Massive cutwater, with large dressed stone concentrated towards the base, is carried up to parapet creating deep refuges. Parapet has volcanic stone coping. C19 iron ties intruded into southern arch. SOURCE: Henderson, C. and Jervoise, E.; Old Devon Bridges, p.58, plate 26.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
96379
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 14 Apr 2005
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