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HER Number:MDV33258
Name:Footbridge over Forder Brook

Summary

Footbridge over Forder Brook. Probably 19th century. Granite clapper bridge. The abuttments are made up of roughly-shaped blocks of granite and the stream spanned by a single slab of granite.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 663 895
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/209
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLAPPER BRIDGE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Gidleigh, 131 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275393.

Footbridge over Forder Brook. Probably 19th century. Granite clapper bridge. The abuttments are made up of roughly-shaped blocks of granite and the stream spanned by a single slab of granite.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Footbridge is marked on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH - 3/17 Footbridge at SX 664 895 - - II
Footbridge over Forder Brook. Probably C19. Granite clapper bridge. The abuttments are made up of roughly-shaped blocks of granite and the stream spanned by a single slab of granite.
Listing NGR: SX6637589527

Sources / Further Reading

SDV275393List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gidleigh. Historic Houses Register. 131.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87782 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2019 3:58PM