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HER Number:MDV49676
Name:Whipcott Bridge

Summary

Bridge over Grand Western Canal, built 1810-14. Large coursed blocks of sandstone ashlar, single span with plain dripcourse at road level.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 071 184
Map Sheet:ST01NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolcombe Rogus
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLCOMBE ROGUS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01NE/111

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (XIX - 1810 AD to 1814 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35956.

Des=structures on the grand western canal/dcc submission to dept. National heritage/(-/10/1993)13, photo/copy in smr + file (ac/10.4)ch/hbc/md.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV35957.

Des=cox, j. /the history of the grand western canal/(undated)12/in sampford peverell pf.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV40159.

Whipcott bridge. Over grand western canal, built 1810-14. Large coursed blocks of sandstone ashlar, slightly less well finished than ebear bridge (st01ne-109). Single span. Plain dripcourse at road level. Parapet with rounded coping has been slightly raised and partially rebuilt (dcc).


Dodd, D., 2006, Historic Buildings and Structures Along the Waterways: Grand Western Canal in Devon, 2 (Report - Interim). SDV351654.

Stone bridge, a classic John Rennie structure.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351654Report - Interim: Dodd, D.. 2006. Historic Buildings and Structures Along the Waterways: Grand Western Canal in Devon. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93551 ]
SDV35956Migrated Record:
SDV35957Migrated Record:
SDV40159Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2015 3:15PM