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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TARR STEPS

List entry Number: 1247822

Location

TARR STEPS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityDulverton

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 429207

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History

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Details

SS83SW DULVERTON CP

2/58 Tarr Steps

6.4.59

- I

Clapper bridge over River Barle. Medieval in origin, sections frequently rebuilt after flood damage, most recently in 1942, l952 and 1979. Local grit sandstone slabs weighing up to 1-2 tons apiece. Seventeen spans, 55 m in length set about one metre above the river, Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 34). (Photograph in NMR Proceedings SANHS, Vol 93, l947).

Listing NGR: SS8677632116

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 93, (1947)

National Grid Reference: SS8677632116

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