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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: LOSTWITHIEL BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1327324

Location

LOSTWITHIEL BRIDGE, NORTH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthorityLostwithiel

National Park: 

Grade: I

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1949

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70870

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History

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Details

LOSTWITHIEL NORTH STREET, Lostwithiel SX 15 NW 10/118 Lostwithiel Bridge - 18.10.49 GV I

Bridge over the River Fowey. Mid C15, with additional flood arch of C18 and late repairs. Slatestone rubble with chamfered granite copings to parapet walls. The bridge runs east/west across the river, with the C18 works to east. There are 5 pointed arches, with relieving arches; from the south, there is a low 4-centred arch to left, and then the 4 main arches, 2 to left slightly taller, with cutwaters between the refuges on top. The 5 old arches are 13 feet in span; the roadway is 11 feet wide and the parapets were added in 1676; these are splayed back at the west end, and extend overall about 30 feet. To the right, there is a taller round flood arch with buttress to left and smaller round floor arch, rebuilt in the C18. (Sources: Henderson, C. and Coates, H.: Old Cornish Bridges and Streams 1928) Ancient Monument no. 65

Listing NGR: SX1061559809

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Henderson, C and Coates, H - Title: Old Cornish Bridges and Streams - Date: 1928

National Grid Reference: SX 10615 59809

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