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Lyncombe Bridge

       
Bridge Name:   Lyncombe Bridge
No.:   12 A
Location:   SS 87620 36142
Build Date:   C17-C18, possibly earlier
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Description:    

Packhorse bridge. C17-C18, possibly earlier. Lias. Dry stone flat bedded rubble; single span, pointed arch; rubble voussoirs; curved abutments; parapet of undressed stone set on end, ramped up to centre. Hump backed bridge with remains of pebble pathway. A fine example of a single span, humpbacked Exmoor bridge, unusual in that it appears not to have been altered during the last two hundred years.1

     
References:   1.British Listed Buildings - Listing NGR: SS8672137487


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