Grand Western Canal Structures

Sampford Peverell Bridge

Bridge Name:   Sampford Peverell Bridge
No.:   15
Location:   National Grid Reference: ST 02978 14179
Build Date:   1810 – 1814
Engineer:   John Rennie

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Carries the A373. English bond brick with local conglomerate sandstone coping. Single span bridge with an skewed elliptical arch giving maximum headroom over the towpath. The walls are slightly battered. They rise to a plain projecting stringcourse at road level. The parapet has rounded coping. Either end the walls curve out to narrow terminal piers which project externally only. Grade II listed structure – Listing NGR: ST02978141791
References:   1. English Heritage – List entry Number: 1106398