The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Withypool and Hawkridge at List Entry 1058008. This entry was removed from the List on 15 July 2022.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 July 2022 to correct typos and to reformat text to current standards.
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, 55 m in length set about one metre above the river.
The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.
Legacy System number: 429207
Legacy System: LBS
Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 93, (1947)
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