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Allerford Bridge

Hob Uid: 36812
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS9051046910
Summary : A medieval stone packhorse bridge which crosses the Aller Brook on two segmental arches with a cobbled footway and stone parapets. Central cutwater to east side.
More information : [SS 90604691] F.B. (NAT) (1)

Allerford Bridge, a packhorse bridge of two segmental arches, with a
roadway width of 4 ft. (2) Scheduled. (3) (2-3)

The bridge is as described. See GP AO/65/181/6. (4)

Pack Horse Bridge, Allerford. Grade II*. Probably of medieval
origin. Restored. Narrow stone bridge on two segmental arches,
cobbled footway, stone parapets. Central cutwater to east side.
Ancient Monument. (5)

Packhorse Bridge at NGR SS 90514691, Allerford. Grade II*. Medieval
in origin, restored subsequently. (6)
[For full description see list].

Additional bibliography. (7-8)

SS 90514692. Allerford packhorse bridge. Scheduling amended. (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 : Somer Reg Survey 1934 57 illust (W H Thompson)
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Source : Ancient monuments in England and Wales : list prepared by the Ministry of Works, corrected to 31st December 1960
Source details : Ancient Monuments of England and Wales 1961 84 (MOW)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JP 22-JUL-63
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Williton RD Somer March 1962 71
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Source Number : 6
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) West Somerset District, Somerset, 2 Jan 86, 39
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Source Number : 7
Source : The ancient bridges of the south of England
Source details : Ancient Bridges of South of England 1930 113-4 (E Jervoise)
Page(s) : 113-114
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Source Number : 8
Source : The Buildings of England
Source details : South and West Somerset 1958
Page(s) : 76
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Source Number : 9
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH Scheduling amendment, 03-SEP-2002
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Packhorse Bridge
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 34625
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 265486
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 35324
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 17
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 94 NW 17
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1963-07-22
End Date : 1963-07-22