MSO12153 - Frackford Bridge, Dunster (Building)
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This single span bridge was constructed to replace the post-medieval bridge to its northwest in 1913.  The replacement reinforced concrete arch bridge was built in 1913 and designed by Edward Stead, County Surveyor. Copings, stringcourses and quoins are of ashlar masonry with the remainder of the masonry rock faced. The end of the concrete deck is exposed in elevation. The bridge is 23 feet in span.  The bridge is depicted on 2018 MasterMap data.  The bridge marks the western extent of Dunster Conservation Area. 
- <1> SSO691 Index: 4/8/1983. Twenty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset).
- <2> SSO1209 Monograph: Greenfield, D.. 1998. Somerset's Early Reinforced Concrete Bridges.
- <3>XY SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39195 ]
- <4> SEM8697 Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2018. Dunster Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 5.
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- Local List Status (Unassessed)
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9847 4324 (16m by 16m)|
|Civil Parish||DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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Aug 24 2022 3:30PM
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