River Isle Structures

Eleigh Bridge

Bridge Name:   Eleigh Bridge
No.:   16
Location:   Eleigh 333287/110974
Build Date:    
Road bridge over the Rive Isle and water meadows. 1800. Random rubble chert stone, Ham stone dressings. About 120m in length with small single arch towards south-eastern end over River Isle, semi-circular head with ashlar surround and keystone. Flat coping, quoins, retaining walls curved back to newels, drainage pipes set in retaining wall. The bridge was erected by the Ilchester Turnpike Trust. (Bentley and Murless, Somerset Roads, 1985).English Heritage Listed Building Number: 430048. First Listed on 30/11/1987.1
References:   1. Somerset HER Ref:52956