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HER Number:MDV49636
Name:Fossend Bridge over Railway


Road bridge over railway, circa 1844 by I K Brunel.


Grid Reference:ST 072 169
Map Sheet:ST01NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBurlescombe
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBURLESCOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01NE/108
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95858

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV335497.

Fossend bridge road bridge over railway. Circa 1844 by i k brunel. Built of coursed large blocks of grey-coloured limestone this is a single span fly bridge across a railway cutting. It has a plain segmental arch. There is a plain projecting stringcourse at road level and the parapet above has rounded coping. Each end the parapet walls curve to shallow terminal piers which project externally only (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV36042.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV36043.

Des=slides by pcc/(1995)/in pf.

Scott Wilson, 2008, Hanson Town Farm, Devon. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 12 (Report - Assessment). SDV344495.

Other details: Site 33.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335497Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV344495Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2008. Hanson Town Farm, Devon. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Scott Wilson Report. D118857. A4 Stapled + Digital. 12.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93542 ]
SDV36042Migrated Record:
SDV36043Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV1497Related to: Grand Western Canal, Tiverton to Somerset Border (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4635 - Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment of Hanson Town Farm, Devon

Date Last Edited:Feb 10 2015 10:15AM