River Yeo Structures

Yeovil Bridge


Bridge Name:   Yeovil Bridge
No.:   7
Build Date:   1794

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The bridge at Yeovil which carries the road to Sherborne, has three stone arches, the same number as the one seen by Leland, but it was new built in the year 1794. Below it as far as Mudford the River Yeo forms the boundary between Dorset and Somerset,1

Battle of Babylon Hill 1642. The Marquis of Hertford’s forces at Sherborne Castle attack the Parliamentarian forces holding Yeovil Bridge.

References:   1. The Ancient Bridges of Southern England by E.Jervoise 1930