River Exe Structures

Chilly Bridge

Bridge Name: Chilly Bridge
No.: 28 
Location: SS 92906 29568
Build Date: 18th century or earlier, and was restored in the late 19th century.

Carries the Chillybridge Rocks Lane
Road bridge over River Exe. C18, or earlier, restored late C19. Flat bedded local slate, north-east parapet renewed in squared local stone, south-west corner of parapet cemented, slate rubble voussoirs, saddleback slate coping. Single span, 4-centred arch, humpbacked bridge, parapet swept back north-east and south-west corners when restored. English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265598. First Listed on 06/04/1959. Stone, Random rubble, coursed walls.1
Chilly bridge, two miles south, has a single pointed arch. Although built in the medieval tradition, it is doubtful if the present structure was in existence before the 19th century.2


1.Exmoor National Park HER – MSO10800
2.The Ancient Bridges of the South of England – Jervoise