MDE21340 - Post-medieval bridge to south of Leeford Bridge (Building)

Summary

A bridge built of coursed rubblestone is dated to 1838.

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Full Description

Bridge. Dated 1838. Coursed rubblestone. Single segmental arch with voussoirs. Curved retaining walls to the abutments with square end piers to south, and parapets with rubble copings. Weathered datestone above arch to west with inscription illegible, apart from the date. The bridge formerly spanned the leat (now dry) which fed Brendon Mill (not included on this list). Arch blocked to east. [1] The building was visited in September 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 5A. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . HHR: Brendon (24 November 1988) 8.
  • <2> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7696 4825 (9m by 23m)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 1549/4/8
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41697
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41698
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/626
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/626/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21339

Record last edited

May 27 2014 2:29PM

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