MEM24696 - Medieval bridge in Simonsbath (Monument)

Summary

John Leland writes in 1543 that the bridge crossing the Barle in Simonsbath was constructed from wood.

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Full Description

John Leland writes in 1543 that"there rennith at this place caullid Simonsbath a ryver betwixt to great morisch hilles in a depe botom, and ther is a bridge of woodde over this water." [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Lauder, R.A.. 1993. Exmoor travellers. Alan Sutton Publishing Limited. 1st Edition. 2.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7719 3909 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2019 4:14PM

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