Redlake River Structures

St Peter’s Church Footbridge


Bridge Name:   St Peter’s Church Footbridge
No.:   22
Build Date:   18th/19th century

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Footbridge. C18-early C19, some later alterations. Squared rubble; single large segmental archway, rough hewn voussoirs, emphasised keys; narrow walkway with rubble parapets, rough-hewn copings. English Heritage Listed Building Number: 267566. First Listed on 17/10/1985.1

Batts bridge, by the ford across the Redlake river south of the church, was recorded in 1517 as also was Holybrook bridge, which may have been on the stream which joins the Redlake north of the church. 2

References:   1. Somerset HER No.21195
2. British History online V9 id 117186