River Exe Structures

Lyncombe Bridge

Bridge Name: Lyncombe Bridge
No.: 12 
Location: SS 87620 36142
Build Date: C17-C18, possibly earlier

Packhorse bridge. C17-C18, possibly earlier. Lias. Dry stone flat bedded rubble; single span, pointed arch; rubble voussoirs; curved abutments; parapet of undressed stone set on end, ramped up to centre. Hump backed bridge with remains of pebble pathway. A fine example of a single span, humpbacked Exmoor bridge, unusual in that it appears not to have been altered during the last two hundred years.1


1.British Listed Buildings – Listing NGR: SS8672137487