MEM22271 - Cornham Ford footbridge (Building)
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The bridge was surveyed in 2012. The bridge is constructed of oak beams on stone piers, with 32 cross planks and wooden handrails and supports. It is supported on a stone pier in the centre of the river, with stone abutments on both banks supported by concrete. The bridge was estimated to be 19th Century and was noted to sag in the middle. Some signs of repair were also seen.  The bridge does not appear on the Ordnance Survey 1st Edition mapping but is shown on the 2nd Edition.  The bridge is shown on 2020 MasterMap data and labelled "FB". 
- <1> SEM8032 Unpublished document: Plumb, D. and Hawkins, M.. 2012. HER Input Form: Cornham Ford Bridge Survey.
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <4>XY SEM8817 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #39477 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7486 3859 (3m by 5m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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Record last edited
Sep 8 2020 9:58AM
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