Swans on the River Brue

Buckland Bridge

Bridge Name:   Buckland Bridge
No.:   17
Location:   National Grid Reference: ST 03418 14544
Build Date:   1810 - 1814
Engineer:   John Rennie
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Carries the Sampford Peverell Whitnage Road.English bond brick with local conglomerate sandstone coping. Single span bridge with an skewed elliptical arch giving maximum headroom over the tow path. The walls are slightly battered. They rise to a plain projecting stringcourse at road level and the parapet above has rounded coping. Either end the walls curve out to narrow terminal piers which project externally only. Grade II listed structure Listing NGR: ST03418145441

References:   1. English Heritage List entry Number: 1307072

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