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MSO8670 - Landacre Bridge

ENPHER Number:MSO8670
Name:Landacre Bridge
Type of Record:Building
Grid Reference:SS 8164 3612

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A probably late medieval bridge built from local rubble stone with five pointed arches, over the River Barle. It was restored in 1875.

Monument Types

  • ROAD BRIDGE (AD 14th Century to Modern - 1300 AD to 2050 AD (Possible))

Designated Status

  • Listed Building (II*) 1058006: LANDACRE BRIDGE AT NGR SS 8165 3610
  • Scheduled Monument 1021125: Landacre Bridge


(SS 8164 3613) Landacre Bridge (NAT) [1]

Landacre Bridge, over the River Barle, has five stone arches. [2]

SS 817 361. Landacre Bridge. Scheduled. [3]

Landacre Bridge. Listed Grade 2. Probably late mediaeval. There is stated to be a record of the bridge having existed in 1610. Graceful stone bridge on five pointed-head arches, cutwater buttresses between arches on each side. Stone parapets. Restored. [4]

Road bridge over River Barle. Probably late medieval in origin, restored subsequently and in 1875. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 266). [5]

Five arched bridge over the River Barle. [6]

Scheduling affirmed with new national number on 11 August 2003 (was Somerset 266). [7]

The Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment of 2009 gave the site a survival score of 4. [8]

The building was visited in June 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 5A. [9]

The site was surveyed in March 2015 as part of the 2015 Exmoor Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment. It was given a survival score of 4. [10]

<1> Ordnance Survey, 1962, 6 Inch Map: 1962 (Map). SEM7220.

<2> Jervoise, E., 1930, The Ancient Bridges of the South of England, P. 112 (Monograph). SMO5764.

<3> Department of the Environment (IAM), 1978, List of Ancient Monuments of England and Wales 1978, P. 124 (Index). SEM7732.

<4> Department of the Environment, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest , MHLG (Prov HHR) Dulverton RD Somer (September 1955) 26 (Index). SMO5109.

<5> 2/1/1986, Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park (Index). SSO672.

<6> Dennison, E, Somerset County Council, 02.07.85, Untitled Source (Unassigned). SSO923.

<7> English Heritage, 20/8/2003, English Heritage to Somerset County Council (Unpublished document). SSO1136.

<8> Bray, L.S., 2010, Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment 2009, Exmoor National Park (Report). SEM7402.

<9> Lawrence, G., 2014, Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13 (Report). SEM8060.

<10> Gent, T. and Manning, P., 2015, Exmoor National Park Scheduled Monument Condition Survey 2015 (Report). SEM8278.

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Other References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 1076/12/160
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10792
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11977
  • Local List Status (No)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NW8
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 35756
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34591
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31294
Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2016 10:23AM


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