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Horrabridge Bridge, West Dartmoor, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 30.610 W 004° 05.893
30U E 422130 N 5595931
Quick Description: An ancient bridge in a West Dartmoor village.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/30/2007 11:22:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM2A1W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
Views: 16

Long Description:
The bridge is listed as an ancient monument, built in the 13th century it is former ancient parish boundary marker between the parishes of Walkhampton, Sampford Spiney, Whitchurch and Buckland Monachorum, there is a stone in the centre of the bridge on the down stream side of the road with an incised cross that marks the point where the parishes used to meet.
Length of bridge: 40 m

Height of bridge: 10m

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

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


Date constructed: 13th century

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

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Bridge in the centre of the village.

Location:
Horrabridge, Devon UK


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