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HER Number:MDV49967
Name:Rock Bridge


Bridge which carries the A373 over the Grand Western Canal.


Grid Reference:ST 016 130
Map Sheet:ST01SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalberton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHALBERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01SW/110
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95389

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV335508.

Rock bridge. Carries the a373 over the grand western canal; the canal was established under an act of 1796 and the halberton section completed in 1814. Conglomerate ashlar; single elliptical arch, string course, parapet with round headed coping stones. The bridge contributes to a group that includes rock house (crf:st01sw-103) set above the canal at this point (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV46019.

Doe/hhr: halberton/(11/6/1986) 131.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV46020.

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

Dodd, D., 2006, Historic Buildings and Structures Along the Waterways: Grand Western Canal in Devon, 5 (Report - Interim). SDV351654.

Stone bridge, a classic John Rennie structure. Also known as Rockway Bridge.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335508Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV351654Report - Interim: Dodd, D.. 2006. Historic Buildings and Structures Along the Waterways: Grand Western Canal in Devon. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93641 ]
SDV46019Migrated Record:
SDV46020Migrated 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 11 2015 4:05PM