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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 269920
Location: TONE BRIDGE,
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 16 February 2004
Date listed: 04 July 1975
Date of last amendment: 04 July 1975
Grade II

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1.TONE BRIDGE5365Tone BridgeST 2724 NE 9/393IIGV

1. TONE BRIDGE 5365 Tone Bridge ST 2724 NE 9/393 II GV 2. Large girder bridge built 1895 to the designs of J H Smith and carrying the main road north over the River Tone. Slightly curved roadway constructed of large girders supported by 2 rows of circular columns with weatherings. On the outer side these columns support piers with large volutes and shields containing the Taunton Borough's coat of arms. The piers are surmounted by 4 good double lamp standards with entwined dolphins and scallop shells at bases, scrolled foliage to globe brackets and finials. These globe lamps are said to be part of the earliest electric street lighting installed in a town in Britian. (see under the Parade). Good ironwork handrails flank roadway, turned balusters with crocket capitals and openwork panels comparable to the Vivary Park gates. Tone Bridge and Nos 5 to 9 (odd) The Bridge (West Side) form a group.

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