Listed Building: TARR STEPS AT NGR SS 8677 3211
1076, 2, 1
06 April 1959
Date last amended
SS83SE DULVERTON CP
2/58 Tarr Steps
Clapper bridge over River Barle. Medieval in origin, sections frequently rebuilt after flood damage, most recently in 1942, 1952 and 1979. Local grit sandstone slabs weighing up to 1-2 tons apiece. Seventeen spans, 55m in length set about one metre above the river. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 34). (Photograph in NMR; Proceedings SANHS, Vol. 93, 1947).
Listing NGR: SS8677032110
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