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HER Number:MDV13157
Name:Road bridge over the River Avon at Brent Mill

Summary

20C dressed granite bridge over the River Avon at Brent Mill on the main Exeter to Plymouth road

Location

Grid Reference:SX 697 595
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/238

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD BRIDGE (Built, XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

Robinson, R., 1979, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV144340.

Bridge over River Avon at Brent Mill. Extant. Opened 1927. Elegant design. This bridge was built in 1927 to carry the main Exeter-Plymouth road over the Avon. It is a three span bridge of classical style in dressed granite with rusticated arches and piers and a turned granite balustrade. It carries wide pathways and a road width of 6m, the total width being about 12m.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV144340Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1979. Parish Checklist.

Associated Monuments

MDV121127Related to: 3 Avondale Walk, Brent Mill (Building)
MDV121125Related to: Almshouse Cottage, Brent Mill (Building)
MDV121123Related to: Avon Cottage, Brentmill Bridge (Building)
MDV13154Related to: Brent Mill Bridge, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2018 1:27PM