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HER Number:MDV107148
Name:Torridge Bridge, Bideford


Twentieth century road bridge. Winner of a Concrete Society award.


Grid Reference:SS 457 278
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Civil ParishWestleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWESTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD BRIDGE (XX to XXI - 1980 AD to 2014 AD (Between))

Full description

Torridge District Council, 2009, Bideford Conservation Area Appraisal, 4 (Report - non-specific). SDV351295.

The new bridge, a handsome structure, was the winner of a Concrete Society Award in 1988. It provides an important link between the Atlantic Highway to the west and the North Devon link road, the A39, which in turn joins the M5 to the east of Tiverton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351295Report - non-specific: Torridge District Council. 2009. Bideford Conservation Area Appraisal. Torridge District Council Planning Guidance. Digital. 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV497Related to: Long Bridge, Bideford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 12 2015 3:24PM