Cheddar Yeo Structures

Hythe Bow Bridge

Bridge Name:   Hythe Bow Bridge
No.:   26
Location:   -2.793148   51.267207
Build Date:   Rebuilt 1911
Engineer:   HT Chapman County Surveyor

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Description:   18th Century Turnpike road – rebuilt 1911

Reinforced concrete slab bridge built in 1911 and designed by Edward Stead, Assistant County Surveyor. Copings, stringcourses and quoins are of ashlar masonry with the remainder of the masonry rock faced. The end of the concrete deck is exposed in elevation. The bridge is 15 feet in span and has had new parapets of a different style to the original added.

Inscription on parapet reads ‘ SCC Hythe Bow Bridge rebuilt 1911 HT Chapman County Surveyor’. {1}

    1. Somerset HER record 14365