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Marchants Bridge, Devon UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 29.070 W 004° 03.082
30U E 425412 N 5593029
Quick Description: A granite arched bridge on Dartmoor.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/25/2007 5:41:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM2945
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 17

Long Description:
Marchants Bridge is a small bridge over the River Meavy. The monks would have used this route on their way from Plympton Priory to Buckland or Tavistock Abbeys, the bridge was probably built to keep them dry. There is a nearby ford and stepping stones.
Length of bridge: 25ft

Height of bridge: 8ft

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
River Meavy


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Road between Meavy and Lynch Hill

Location:
Meavy, Yelverton, Devon UK


Date constructed: Not listed

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