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Monument Number 1145512

Hob Uid: 1145512
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Carhampton
Grid Ref : SS9930043470
Summary : Post Medieval eighteenth century Palladian style, three arched bridge in Dunster Park spanning the River Avill. The vouissoirs are of undressed stone to give a picturesque appearance. The rest of the structure is of local mortared stone, capped with sandstone slabs. An artificial waterfall below the bridge adds to the effect.
More information : An 18th century bridge spans the River Avill at SS 9930 4347. It is Palladian in style, with three arches. The vouissoirs are of undressed stone to give a picturesque appearance. The rest of the structure is of local mortared stone, capped with sandstone slabs. An artificial waterfall below the bridge adds to the effect.

The bridge was designed by Richard Phelps, and is part of the 18th century enhancement of the grounds of Dunster Castle, for H F Luttrell. The bridge leads from the formal grounds around the castle, out towards the Deer Park (1).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley H 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C18
Monument End Date : 1799
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : Waterfall, Bridge
Evidence : Structure

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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 264653
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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 99/01201
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 SE 103
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Associated Monuments : 621258
Relationship type : Is referred to by

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