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HER Number:MDV12854
Name:Hill Bridge, Peter Tavy


Three spans. Mortared + very well faced; 19c or later. No visible disturbance or repair. Rebuilt pre-1921.


Grid Reference:SX 532 803
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/70

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD BRIDGE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24246.

Three spans. Mortared + very well faced; 19c or later. No visible disturbance or repair. Rebuilt pre-1921 (stead).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275934.

Des=green, j. /report on the county bridges/(1809).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275935.

Lewis, f. C. /scenes of the rivers tamar and tavy/(1823).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275936.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275937.

Jervoise, e. /old devon bridges/(1938)14.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275938.

Stead, p. M. /archaeological assessment of devon county council clapper bridges/(1993)7/(emafu report 93.88).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275940.

Des=photo by d. Mccallum (dcc)/(1993)/in archive.

JERVOISE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV117150.

Hill bridge, across river tavy. Clapper bridge (jervoise).

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1993, Untitled Source (Archive - Survey). SDV138745.

Substantial 19c bridge of central arch flanked by lintels. Semi-ashlar granite construction throughout. Carved coping stones. Sharply pointed cutwater. Marked on 1889 os 6" map

Sources / Further Reading

SDV117150Migrated Record: JERVOISE.
SDV138745Archive - Survey: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1993. Dartmoor Clapper Bridge Survey. A4 Ring Bound.
SDV24246Migrated Record:
SDV275934Migrated Record:
SDV275935Migrated Record:
SDV275936Migrated Record:
SDV275937Migrated Record:
SDV275938Migrated Record:
SDV275940Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV26314Related to: Hill Bridge Leat, Mary Tavy (Monument)
MDV102765Related to: Weir at Hill Bridge, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2016 4:10PM