MSO10123 - Robber's Bridge, Oare (Building)


A small stone bridge with one span.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small stone bridge with one span crossing the Weir Water to the east of Oare. [1] Bridge shown on Oare Tithe Map of 1842 [2] and late 19th century 1st Edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey Map [3]. The bridge was noted to have suffered damage in winter 2017/2018, presumably having been hit by a vehicle. [4] The bridge is marked and labelled on 2018 MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Chris Webster, 19 April 2006.
  • <2> Map: 1842. Oare Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Vasey, A.. 2018. Robber's Bridge.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #34664 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 8200 4644 (5m by 8m)
Map sheet SS84NW
Historic Parish CULBONE
Historic Parish OARE

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 14006

Record last edited

May 29 2019 10:33AM


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