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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: HORSE BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1290978

Location

HORSE BRIDGE

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

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthorityStokeclimsland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 11-May-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 394155

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

STOKE CLIMSLAND HORSEBRIDGE SX 37 SE 8/151 Horse Bridge (that part in Stoke 1.12.51 Climsland CP) Formerly listed as Horse Bridge (that part in Launceston R D))

GV I

Bridge over River Tamar. 1437 with later repairs. Roughly coursed slate stone with mainly granite coping and dressings. 5 segmental arches to river with hood-water arch to bank on each side, that to Cornish side more sharply pointed. Arches are recessed with single chamfering and double ring of voussoirs; chamfered imposts and moulded string course. Long abutments and 5 triangular cutwaters/pedestrian refuges, which have projecting brackets on the upstream side. Spans the River Tamar, which here forms the county boundary with Devon. Probably by the same builder as Greystone Bridge, Lawhitton Rural CP (qv). Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No 70; (BOE p 216; MGV Balchin, The Cornish Landscape (1983), p 178). Henderson & Coates, Old Cornish Bridges 1928 p50-51.



Listing NGR: SX4000474873

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Balchin, WGV, The Cornish Landscape, (1983), 178
Henderson, C, Coates, H, Old Cornish Bridges and Streams, (1928), 50-51
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, (1970), 216

National Grid Reference: SX 40004 74873

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