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New Bridge

Hob Uid: 35757
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Withypool and Hawkridge
Grid Ref : SS8460035400
Summary : Stone six arched 19th century road bridge over the River Barle at Withypoole. Restored in 1866 and 1983 it replaced an earlier bridge some 100m upstream.
More information : Withypoole Bridge, SS 846354, Scheduled. (This bridge is not noticed
by Jervoise, nor can any other reference to it be traced. The map
reference identifies the bridge concerned as that which crosses the
River Barle just south of Withypool and is called 'New Bridge' on OS
6" 1962.) (1)

SS83NW WITHYPOOL CP WITHYPOOL VILLAGE
12/165 Withypool Bridge at NGR
6.4.59 SS 8452 3545
II*

Shown on OS map as New Bridge. Road bridge over River Barle, C19,
restored in 1866 by John Buslin and William Browner and Son, and in
1983 by Somerset County Council. Flat bedded slate, red
sandstone chamfered blocks terminating parapet. Six arch bridge,
cutwaters between rising to springers of arches continued as
buttresses to just below coping of parapet, dressed flat bedded
slat to form saddle back coping, parapets raking back and
terminating with buttress piers on north east and south west returns.
Date 1983 set in pebbles on breakwater. This bridge replaced an
earlier bridge some 100m upstream. Scheduled Ancient Monument
(Somerset County No 268). (Photograph in NMR). (2)

Descheduled, 20-Jan-2005. (3)


Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : DOE (IAM) AMs Eng 2 1978 124
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE(HHR) West Somer Dist (Exford et al) Somer 88
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Descheduled, 20-Jan-2005
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C19
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : restored 1866
Monument End Date : 1866
Monument Start Date : 1866
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : restored 1983
Monument End Date : 1983
Monument Start Date : 1983
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 34590
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : SO 268
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 265580
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 83 NW 9
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