Minor Waterways Structures

Bow Bridge, Ashill


Bridge Name:   Bow Bridge, Ashill
Location:   ST 3334 1659
Build Date:   1801
Engineer:   John Burt, Contractor for the Ilminster Trust
Road bridge over stream (trib of Cad Brook). Ham stone ashlar. Three-arch bridge, the outer arches narrower and slilted, all semi- circular; plain parapets slightly curved on plan with curl stop-piers at each corner, with segmental arched plain tops to parapets.English Heritage Listed Building Number: 263897. First Listed on 29/10/1987.1
References:   1. Somerset HER Ref: 56508 and Somerset Roads the Legacy of the Turnpikes – Western Somerset by J B Bentley & B J Murless