River Exe Structures

Thorverton Bridge

Bridge Name:   Thorverton Bridge
No.:   51
Location:   National Grid Reference:SS9359801634
Build Date:   1908
Engineer:   designed by S. Ingram, County Surveyor, contractor H. Berry of Crediton.
Description:   Grade II Listed Structure: Road bridge over the River Exe. Reinforced concrete. Single span road bridge with a cambered arch formed from on 4 reinforced concrete beams with cantilevered parapets. Although the parapets are completely plain on the road side, on the river sides they are decorated with recessed panels and moulded cornices on the model of an ashlar masonry bridge; proud panels to the piers. The first reinforced concrete bridge in the County and possibly the only County road bridge built between 1900 and 1914. 9 tenders were received for the design, the final cost of the chosen bridge was £2,392. 
References:   https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1240187