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HER Number:MDV33305
Name:Highbury Bridge over Blackaton Brook

Summary

Road bridge over Blackaton Brook. Probably mid 19th century. Granite stone rubble with ashlar voussoirs and coping. Small single span bridge. The plain vault is a segmental arch with ashlar voussoirs and slightly-projecting keystone springing from vertical abuttments. There is no dripcourse or terminal piers. The parapet is flat with rounded coping and curves outwards each end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 885
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/213
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD BRIDGE (Constructed, XIX - 1835 AD to 1875 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Gidleigh, 132 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275393.

Highbury Bridge. Road bridge over Blackaton Brook. Probably mid 19th century. Granite stone rubble with ashlar voussoirs and coping. Small single span bridge. The plain vault is a segmental arch with ashlar voussoirs and slightly-projecting keystone springing from vertical abuttments. There is no dripcourse or terminal piers. The parapet is flat with rounded coping and curves outwards each end.


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


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

SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH - 3/174 Highbury Bridge - - II
Road bridge over Blackaton Brook. Probably mid C19. Granite stone rubble with ashlar voussoirs and coping. Small single span bridge. The plain vault is a segmental arch with ashlar voussoirs and slightly-projecting keystone springing from vertical abuttments. There is no dripcourse or terminal piers. The parapet is flat with rounded coping and curves outwards each end.
Listing NGR: SX6779288502

Sources / Further Reading

SDV275393List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gidleigh. Historic Houses Register. 132.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87818 ]
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 4:24PM