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HER Number:MDV74820
Name:Bridge, Warfleet Creek

Summary

Road bridge carrying the embanked Castle Road across Warfleet Creek Road, dated 1863.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 881 503
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.PETROX

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387179

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

Bridge over Warfleet Creek Road. Road bridge carrying the embanked Castle Road across Warfleet Creek Road. Dated 1863, at the expense of Sir Henry P Seale and others. Coursed blocks of roughly-squared limestone. Single tall round-headed arch surmounted on the river side (north-east) by a plaque commemorating the erection of the bridge in 1863 by H P Seale with contributions from G E Bidder, A Etherington and Captain Arkwright RN. The road is embanked and ramps down a little to the south-east. The walls on the outer north east side have pilaster buttresses up to the projecting drip course at road level. No buttresses on the other side. Parapet above with plain weathered coping. A flight of stone steps descend from the top of the bridge on the south-west side down to Warfleet Creek Road.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #102043 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2013 2:01PM