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HER Number:MDV72947
Name:Rumleigh Bridge


Rumleigh Bridge built in the 19th century to take the road over the former Bere Alston to Tavistock section of the railway


Grid Reference:SX 450 678
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Smith, J. R., 2006, Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway: Archaeological Assessment, 19-20 (Report - Assessment). SDV336796.

Bridge 678 (Site 11) a brick-built skew-arch bridge carrying the road over the railway. It has stone detail to the abutments & blue engineering-brick coping to the parapet. The bridge was in good condition in 2006. Other details: Figs 11 & 38.

Richards, A., 2006, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV337342.

This bridge is named 'Harewood Bridge' in the report by Smith but is shown as 'Rumleigh Bridge' on the Ordnance Survey maps from 1904 onwards.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336796Report - Assessment: Smith, J. R.. 2006. Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R006. A4 Stapled + Digital. 19-20.
SDV337342Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 2006.

Associated Monuments

MDV72928Part of: Tavistock to Bere Alston Railway (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4099 - Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2006 8:42AM