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HER Number:MDV37337
Name:Higher Lumburn Bridge


Higher Lumburn Bridge built in the 18th century with a rebuilt parapet and railings


Grid Reference:SX 452 746
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLamerton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/68
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 94030

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (Constructed, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Gulworthy, 89 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV220874.

Higher Lumburn Bridge probably built in the 18th century. Uncoursed granite with granite dressings. Small 3-span bridge with rounded arches with long voussoirs, with 2 cutwaters to north. Flood channels treated as oculi in the spandrels of the central arch. Rebuilt parapet with iron railing. Other details: LBS Number 94030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV220874List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gulworthy. Historic Houses Register. Website. 89.

Associated Monuments

MDV123150Related to: Lower Lumburn Bridge (Monument)
MDV123149Related to: Middle Lumburn Bridge (Monument)
MDV18721Related to: Mill Hill Cut Canal Branch to Millhill Quarry (Monument)
MDV123232Related to: Tavistock Canal, Main record (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2019 9:52AM