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Vicarage Bridge

Hob Uid: 36673
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Winsford
Grid Ref : SS9061035170
Summary : Road bridge over the River Exe built 1835 for the turnpike, bypassing the packhorse bridge to the west. Reconstructed 1927-7, restored 1952.
More information : [SS 90613517]. Vicarage Bridge (NAT). (1)

Vicarage Bridge was an old stone bridge in medieval tradition, which
was strengthened and widened in 1928, the old masonry being reinstatedin the elevation. (Jervoise says it was pulled down and replaced).
(2) & (3)

SS 906352. Vicarage Bridge, Scheduled (4)
Probably originally 15th-16th century (5). It is in good
condition, the width of carriageway and verges 15m (5a)

16/4 Vicarage Bridge (over river Exe). Listed Grade 11.
Picturesque stone bridge, probably of medieval origin but
reconstructed in 1928. Stone parapets, segmental-pointed main
arch, 2 similar smaller arches, 2 cutwater buttresses each side
rising to parapet height. Ancient Monument. (6)

No Change. (7)

SS 93 NW Winsford CP Winsford Village
14/157 Vicarage Bridge at NGR SS 90613516
6.4.59
GV Grade II

Road bridge over River Exe. 1835, reconstructed 1927-8, restored 1952. Reconstructed by Edward J Stead, County Surveyor, and built by G B
Fisher and Sons. Local stone random rubble, large central arch
between full height pointed cutwaters on C19 foundations, flanked by 2smaller decreasing arches separated by brief cutwater; arches on up
stream front slightly pointed in central 3 bays, down stream side all
arches semi-circular. Parapets set back irregularly on either side.
Central pointed recess flanking road in manner of pack horse bridges.
Concrete plaque on inner face of parapet inscribed 'Somerset County
Council', below ashlar stone inscribed 'Edward J Stead AMICE County
Surveyor'. The bridge was built for the turnpike road by-passing the
packhorse bridge (qv) about 10 metres to the west. Scheduled Ancient
Monument (Somerset County No 228). (Photograph in NMR). (8)

Desheduled. (9)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1962
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : British Bridges 1933 (Eds Johnson & Giles for Organising Comm'ee Public Works etc) 264
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : The Ancient Bridges of the South of England 1930 110 (E Jervoise)
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : DOE (IAM) AMs Eng 2 1978 124
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : HBMC printout 09.01.84
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Source Number : 5a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : FMW Rpt (S Weston 28.01.83)
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Source Number : 6
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : MHLG (Prov HHR) Dulverton RD Somer Sept 1955 22
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CFW 08-JUL-86
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Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE(HHR) West Somerset Dist (Exford et al) Somer 2nd Jan 1986 83
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Source Number : 9
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Descheduled, 05-Jan-2005
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : built 1835
Monument End Date : 1835
Monument Start Date : 1835
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Reconstructed 1927-8
Monument End Date : 1928
Monument Start Date : 1927
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : restored 1952
Monument End Date : 1952
Monument Start Date : 1952
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : SO 228
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 93 NW 9
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 93 NW 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1986-07-08
End Date : 1986-07-08