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HER Number:MDV72992
Name:Gawton Bridge


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


Grid Reference:SX 461 685
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK HAMLETS

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, 21 (Report - Assessment). SDV336796.

Bridge 675 ( Site 20) a single skew-arch bridge carries the main Bere Alston to Tavistock road over the former Bere Alston to Tavistock section of the railway. Built of brick with a four course arch & brick abutments & parapets. Other details: Figs 16 & 38.

Richards, A., 2006, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV337363.

This bridge is named 'Tavistock Road Bridge' in the report by Smith but is shown as Gawton 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. 21.
SDV337363Personal 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 22 2006 10:15AM