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HER Number:MDV13046
Name:Sticklepath Bridge

Summary

Vis=20/1/1978 (os). The old stonework of the bridge, 4m wide can be seen from underneath but otherwise no visible medieval remains. The two arches are round headed (os).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 940
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSticklepath
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD COURTENAY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/70
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD BRIDGE (Built, Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

ALEXANDER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219470.

Sticklepath bridge. Records of tavistock churchwardens' receipts show that repairs were made to the bridge in 1629.(alexander).


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=20/1/1978 (os). The old stonework of the bridge, 4m wide can be seen from underneath but otherwise no visible medieval remains. The two arches are round headed (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255065.

Osa=sx69sw28.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255066.

Henderson + jervoise/old devon bridges/(1938)80.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255067.

Alexander, j. J. /dcnq/14(1926-1927)115/early bridges.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255068.

Doe/hhr:south tawton/(4/3/1988)186.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326995.

Road bridge over the river taw. Probably c18. Snecked blocks of rusticated granite ashlar.2-span bridge, each a segmental arch rising from vertical abutments. Between the two a pointed cutwater rises into the parapet to provide small refuges each side of the road. The parapet has plain granite coping. No terminal piers (doe).


Henderson, C. + Jervoise, E., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37041.

There is a documentary reference to the repair of the bridge in 1310 (henderson + jervoise).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219470Migrated Record: ALEXANDER.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV255065Migrated Record:
SDV255066Migrated Record:
SDV255067Migrated Record:
SDV255068Migrated Record:
SDV326995Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV37041Migrated Record: Henderson, C. + Jervoise, E..

Associated Monuments

MDV108720Related to: Former toll house, Sticklepath (Building)
MDV108721Related to: Tawside and the Coach House, Sticklepath (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2016 2:58PM