River Exe Structures

Oakford Bridge

Bridge Name: Oakford Bridge
No.: 36
Location: Oakfordbridge    SS 92007 21926

Build Date: 



Road bridge over the River Exe. C19 or earlier, some C20 replacement. Stone rubble and timber. Timber bridge on earlier masonry piers. 4 stone rubble piers with cutwaters support a probably C20 timber deck with timber fence parapets. On the upstream side the cutwaters are irregular in size. The bridge is illustrated in Picturesque Sketches of Devon (?) which shows the 4 piers with an irregular timber structure.1

Plate on bridge states:Reconstructed by Devon County Council- Reopened by Councillor Derrick Spear – 22nd August 1994 – Edward Chorlto County Environment Director




References:1. http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1106949