River Isle Structures

Ilford Bridge


Bridge Name:   Ilford Bridge
No.:   53
Location:   Ilford 337147/117683
Build Date:    
Road bridge. Possibly C18. Ham stone roughly cut and squared, ashlar parapets. Two slightly pointed segmental arches with segmental arched band course and parapets; parapets plain without copings as such, the north parapet incised on road side with words: “Ilford Bridge”, slight pilasters to each corner; angled cutwaters on south side. Bridge formerly maintained by the Ilminster Trust, by whom this Curry Rivel to Chard road, via Ilminster, was turnpiked in 1759 (see also under Ilton CP). (Bentley and Murless, Somerset Road, SIAS, 1985). English Heritage Listed Building Number: 263999. First Listed on 4/2/1958. 1
References:   1. Somerset HER Ref:56585